Purple red, with good clarity.
Garnet nuance for a nose that smells of cocoa and vanilla, cherries in jam and undergrowth.
Lively and dynamic taste, with a pleasant spicy finish.
|Name||Leonardo da Vinci Vitruviano Chianti Riserva 2016|
|Wine type||Red still|
DOCG Chianti Riserva
|Format||0,75 l Standard|
|Grapes||10% Merlot, 85% Sangiovese|
|Location||Hilly areas of the municipality of Vinci and some neighboring municipalities|
|Temperature fermentation||28-29 °C|
|Period fermentation||12-14 days.|
|Vinification||After harvesting, the grapes are vinified and fermentation takes place in steel vats for a period of 12-14 days, at a controlled temperature of 28-29 °C. Frequent pump-overs are performed to facilitate the release of color and polyphenolic components.|
|Aging||In 225 and 500-liter French oak barrels for a period of ten months.|
|Alcohol||13.00% by volume|