Da Vinci – Chianti
The grapes are gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Temperature is always controlled between 20 and 30°C (70-80°F) together with frequent daily pump-overs.
This temperature control produces a Chianti with balanced tannins and rich fruit aromas and flavours.
The wine is then fermented to dry for 8 days.
About 15% of the wine is barrel aged for 6 months in new and used American oak barrels to add some complexity to it.
Information about Da Vinci – Chianti
Tint: Purple red and clear in colour
Aroma: The dominant bouquet is of cherry and fresh red fruits mingled by peppery notes.
Flavour: On the palate the wine is well balanced, ripe and lively with soft and round tannins lingering through the finish
Bottle size: 75cl
Food pairing: Pizza and Pasta
Grapes: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, 5% other red grapes
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
James Suckling: 87 points
MUNDUS VINI, Recognition won: Silver Medal
BERLINER WEIN TROPHY, Recognition won: Gold Medal
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Commended
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