Territory delimited by the communities of S. Casciano V.P., Tavarnelle V.P.,Barberino V.E., Greve, Castellina, Gaiole, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Radda and Poggibonsi.
Sangiovese, from 80% to 100%. In addition, up to 20% of red grapes belonging to varieties recommended and authorized in the administrative districts of the production zone of the grapes.
The vinification and the successive storage, bottling and ageing must take place within the production area. The Chianti Classico Riserva is obtained by 24 month of ageing, followed by 3 months of ageing in the bottle.
1st of March two years after harvesting the grapes.
– Alcohol: 13%.
– Total acidity: 5- 5,5
– Sight: lively ruby-red, beautifully intense, evolving to garnet with ageing.
– Smell: intense, yet delicate; sometimes with a hint of violets and a tendency to become more complex by ageing.
– Taste: dry, supple, well balanced between a full body and a good
18 – 20°C
To serve with
The Chianti Classico Riserva matches very well with game.