Tenuta di Capraia - Chianti Classico Riserva

Tenuta di Capraia - Chianti Classico Riserva 2013

Red Wine

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Item# 82104-13

Product Ratings

James Suckling 91pt
Wine Spectator 93pt
Vinous Media 94pt

Vineyard

VINEYARD: Various spots in Capraia and Bozzagone
SOIL: Medium soil, with marl and clay.
SURFACE OF THE VINEYARD: 45 Ha
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: Vineyards of 10 to 35 years
SUN EXPOSURE: East-West
AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 300m asl
DENSITY OF PLANTATION: 5,000 plants/Ha
AVERAGE YIELD: 1 Kg/plant
PRUNING: Runner system and Guyot
HARVEST: First half of October

Vinification

MACERATION: Under controlled temperature (28 Celsius) for 10-12 days
MALO-LACTIC FERMENTATION: In steel tanks
OAK AGEING: At least 15 months in the traditional Chianti barrels, followed by 6 months in steel tanks and at least 1 year in the bottle
YEARLY PRODUCTION: 20,000 bottles approx