CHIANTI - DOCG
Winemakers: La Cantina Pizzolato in collaboration with Riccardo Rossi.
Yield per Vine Hectare: Harvested by hand first week of October. The average is 180 hectoliters per hectare, although it varies depending on the climate conditions each year. The older vines, now 40 years old, have a
density of 2500 vines per hectare with a production of 4 kg per plant. The climate of this area is characterized by a strong temperature, especially in autumn and spring. This weather together with a soil with clay characteristics
Vinification: The grape must remains with the skins two weeks. After that, in order to extract more tannins, the solid part is separated from the liquid. The skins will be used for Grappa, the liquid is refined in stainless
steel tanks and then bottled.
Alcohol: 12.5% vol
Serving temperature: 60-65° F
Bottle size: 750 ml
Color: Ruby red
Taste: The palate is soft with a pleasant acidity. Excellent persistence.
Nose: Prevalence of red fruity notes of cherry and jam.
Serving suggestion: Ideal with first courses, white meats and cheeses. A great everyday wine.
Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI) – www.tastings.com
Classical Pizzolato Chianti from Tuscany region, where the sun certainly shines brighter.”