CHIANTI CLASSICO 2012
BORGO LA STELLA
90 % Sangiovese | 10 % Merlot
A soft Chianti Classico which is extremely pleasant to drink. Traditionally produced with excellent grape quality which can flourish at over 600m above sea level. Structured, authentic with a fine cherry note.
The highest grape quality from Borgo la Stella – developed with the 700 years of experience of one of the best regarded wineries in the world.
|Vineyard||Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti|
|Age of the vines||9 years|
|Soil||Clayey with high limestone content (“Alberese” limestone)|
|Cultivation density||9,000 vines/ha.|
|Yield per plant||Ø only 0.7 kg|
|Alcohol content||13% abv|
|Ageing||6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat|
|Filtration||Natural filtration (sedimentation)|
|Maturation||12 months in 500 l oak barrels.
6 months in bottles.
|Vinification & bottling||Marchesi Mazzei S.P.A. Agricola, Castellina in Chianti – Italia for Agricola Borgo La Stella, Radda in Chianti|
|Type of cork||Natural cork|
|Residual sugar content||1.8 g/l|