Respect for biodiversity, for the health of the workers and for the environment are the cornerstones from which Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico is born.
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The color is bright ruby, the nose unveils layers of iris, violet, tobacco, black pepper and marasca cherry. The taste is well balanced, tightly knit with supple tannins, mineral notes, a mouth cleansing fresh acidity. Warm and persistent.
Zone of production: Gaiole in Chianti – Castelnuovo Berardenga
Location: Chianti Classico
Altitude and orientation: 260-370m. s.l.m. Sud, SE, SW
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape varieties: Sangiovese and traditional grapes
Harvest: mixed, mechanical and manual
Vinification: Fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Cap managed with punchdown. Maceration on the skins for 3 weeks
Ageing: 12 months in french and austrian oak casks of varying sizes
No. of bottles produced: 145.000
Alcoholic content (%): 13,5
Recommended serving temperature: 16-18°C
Pairings: First courses such as pasta. Meat dishes and moderately aged cheeses.