Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2009
The top of the already impressive line Chianti Badia a Coltibuono. Like many of his predecessors has this 2009 earned the coveted three red glasses Gambero Rosso.
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Wine Enthusiast 2014: 92 points Wine & Spirits 2014: 92 points "Year's best Tuscan reds" Gamberro Rosso 2014: 3 red glasses Vini Buoni d'Italia: Golden crown Advocates 2014 Wine 2014: 90 points Slow Wine 2014: "Vino Slow" Merano Wine Festival: Selected "High class wines" Decanter 2013: Star of the show (for the 2008) Intense, deep ruby red color; beautiful olfactory intensity with hints of morello cherry, nutmeg, red fruits, violet, iris and black pepper. Warm and fairly soft in the mouth, the impact is elegant and very fresh, with mature tannins and a return to the taste of floral and fruity notes. Very persistent with a generous finish. The Chianti Classico Riserva from Badia a Coltibuono is a wine full of organic farming. It is the most classic wine of the domain, and is made exclusively from indigenous grapes. He is loved by wine lovers all over the world and is regarded as a true representative of the Chianti area. As a testimony of a long history and tradition, the estate is the proud owner of a unique heritage of old Riserva wines dating back to 1937. Wines of that time are unfortunately lost during the Second World War. The Riserva is only produced on the basis of the better wines. Some of the most notable are: '59, '64, '71, '75, '83, '85, '88, '90, '93, '95, '97, '99, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006 , 2008 The organic farming Badia a Coltibuono Riserva, our most classic wine is made exclusively from grapes autoctonous. It is loved by wine lovers all over the world and is considered a true emblem of the Chianti area are. As a testimony to its long history and traditions, the estate is the proud owner of a unique heritage of old Riserva wines that date as far in 1937 Unfortunately wines were lost prior to this vintage World War II. The Riserva is only produced better wines. Some of the most notable are: '59, '64, '66, '71, '75, '83, 85, '88, '90, '93, '95, '97, '99, 2001, 2003, 2004 , 2006, 2008. Information from the Chianti Classico Riserva 2009 DOCG 100% organic grapes Harvest Montebello Vineyard (name f plot) Zone of production: Monti in Chianti (SI) Location: Poggino, Vignone, Montebello, Argenina height and orientation : 260-370m. South, South East, South West Soil: Clay and limestone Vineyard Age: 10-35 years old Training system: Guyot Density per hectare: 5500-6600 Grape: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo, Colorino Vintage Notes: A large crop and a particularly good year for the Sangiovese variety, both in quality and quantity. The 2009 harvest will be remembered as a vintage record for Badia a Coltibuono. Harvest Period: September 25 to October 15 Harvest: Hand-picked grapes manually sorted at the winery Vinification: Fermentation with autoctonous yeasts. Cap managed with punchdown. Maceration of the skin for at least 3 weeks Maturation: 24 months in barrels of French and Austrian oak; four months refinement produced in the bottle before release Number of bottles: 49.000 Alcohol content (%): 14.5 Recommended temperature: 18 ° C Food pairing: grilled meats and game. Old cheese.
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