Petroio - Chianti Classico 2018

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Total production: 25000 bottles.

Bottled:  Lotto n.1: December 2017, 3300 bottles. 

Blend:  90% Sangiovese  10% Colorino and Malvasia Nera

Fermentation: Traditional; duration 20 days.

Permanence on yeast: 3 months in Tonneaux practising batonnage.

Aging:  14 months in Tonneaux and 10 months in cement and stainless steel.

Organoleptic examination: Chianti Classico with a clearly classic look; intense but vibrant ruby red color.
Intense and fruity nose impact, with delicate fresh fruit notes of plump prunes and orange rind that are followed by a more spicy note of fresh grass.
On the palate, a noteworthy composition is immediately revealed, full and round and yet clean and dry in the mouth with elegant but strong tannins to sustain the fruity notes of wild berries and plums and prunes. Beautifully persistent.

Food parings:
The fine balance in this wine makes it a perfect compliment to many varieties of food: traditional hearty Tuscan soups, fresh pasta with vegetable or meat sauces, roasted, grilled or boiled meats, as well as, savory fish stews also easily a perfect match with Ethnic and oriental dishes.