Organic CHIANTI D.O.C.G - La Traiana
Winemakers: Giandomenico Gigante
Varietals: 90% Sangiovese + autonomous Tuscan red grape Canaiolo
Production Area: Campo Gialli, between Florence and Siena, in Tuscany. Area of hills at the foot of the moutains of Pratomagno. Argilous soil with south/southeast exposure; altitude: 1,000 feet above sea level.
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 50 ql/hectare
Training system: Espalier with spurred cord; planted in 1967 and 1995;
Hectares of Production: 35 Hectares
Vinification: Hand picking has been done by the end of September, with a careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard. Other strict selection before the delicate de-stemming process; the first fermentation has taken place in small stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature lasting 15 days.
Analytical Data: 12.8% alc/vol
Ageing: rested in small Allier French barrels of second and third use during 4-5 months. Minimum bottle resting of three months prior to release date.
Color: intense ruby red with hints of purple
Bouquet: flavors of red and ripe fruits (cranberries, red currants), aromatic herbs, some mineral and floral notes.
Conservation Time: up to 7 years.
Certifications / Awards: USDA NOP certified by SUOLO E SALUTE