Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggiale

Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggiale

The Chianti Classico cru, Reserve obtained from a single vineyard and which received the highest scores for its elegance and typical characteristics. A wine that showcases the enormous potential of the Sangioveto grape.

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Tasting notes:

Vibrant and lively ruby colour. The nose displays typical violet flowers and cherry fruit scents and a mineral note. Opens immediately to the palate with freshness and flavour dominating the middle part of the tasting, while the pleasant finish offers fragrant fruity notes.

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Pairings:

Recommended to pair with grilled meat dishes such as Chianina steaks, or with game, and interesting with aged cheeses.

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Wine description

Grapes:

90% Sangioveto, 5% Canaiolo, 5% Ciliegiolo

Classification:

DOCG Chianti Classico

Vinification:

In steel

Refinement:

in 20% new barriques

Duration of refinement before bottling:

From 12 to 18 months

Refinement in the bottle:

12 months

Vineyard altitude:

mt. 350-400

Soil type:

Limestone

Training system:

Guyot single-arched cane

Planting density:

From 2,700 to 7,000 in the new vineyards

Grape yield per hectare:

40/45 Ql

Harvesting period:

After mid-October

Fermentation tanks material:

Stainless steel at a controlled temperature

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

 

Awards and Rating

94/100

94/100

93/100

91/100

 

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“Because I said so”

A lovely movie with a great wine. A perfect pair.
In this sequence from the movie "Beacuse I said so" (2007), Diane Keaton and Tom Everett Scott are having a dinner together and when it's time to order Tom makes the right choice: Castellare Chianti Classico Riserva il Poggiale!
A single vineyard Chianti Classico Riserva.