Our Chianti Classico Riserva gets its name and its unmistakable spirit from its birthplace in the heart of Tuscany. Rooted in history – the Romans cultivated grapes in the region over 700 years ago – this classic wine has had a long and aristocratic history throughout the world.
Grapes: Sangiovese (90%), Merlot (5%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%)
Production zone: Chianti Classico
Altitude: 1,150 – 1,800 ft. above sea level
Alcohol level: 13.5% vol.
Serving temperature: 61 - 65 °F
Recommended glass: A large glass, narrowing at the rim
Type of soil: Schist and sandstone marl
Training systems: Spurred Cordon and Guyot
Plant density: 1,335 – 2,075 per acre
Harvest period: October 1st – October 20th
Aging potential: 6 – 8 years