Description of San Felice Il Grigio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
San Felice Il Grigio Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 (Sangiovese)
- View: Deep ruby red.
- Nose: intense and persistent aroma, typical hints of violet and red fruits.
- Mouth: intense, austere body, with juicy tannins and fresh acidity, a complex aroma from a well-proportioned wood.
APPELLATION: Chianti Classico.
VINEYARD: altitude: 350/400 meters above sea level. Medium loam texture primarily calcareous, Alberese strata and Galestro with abundant mixture of crushed rock and gravel, which rests on the formation or the Monte Morello macigno sandstone.
AGEING: 80% wine matured for 24 months in oak barrels Slavic 60 or 90 hl, and 20% in French oak barrels of 225 liters, followed by another 6 months or less in the bottle.
PREPARATION: Fermentation in the skins for 18-20 days at 28-30 °C, followed by malolactic fermentation in steel.
WINE PAIRING: pasta, red meats, game birds and cheeses.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
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