Tenuta di Capraia - Chianti Classico

Tenuta di Capraia - Chianti Classico 2016

Red Wine

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Item# 83081-16

Product Ratings

James Suckling 92pt
Wine Spectator 90pt
Vinous Media 92pt

Vineyard

VINEYARD: Various spots in Località Capraia
SOIL: Medium soil, with clay and marl
SURFACE OF THE VINEYARD: 45 Ha
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: From newly planted to 35 years
SUN EXPOSURE: Various
AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 300m asl
DENSITY OF PLANTATION: 5000 Plants/Ha
AVERAGE YIELD: 1.2 Kg/plant
PRUNING Runner: system and Guyot
HARVEST: From the second half of September to the first half of October

Wine

This wine is made from the grapes harvested in our 45Has estate located in Localita Capraia, Castellina in Chianti. This vineyard faces South and is located at 300 m asl, on a medium soil, deep, fertile and with a high content of clay.

Vinification

MACERATION: Under controlled temperature (28°C) for 10-12 days
MALO-LACTIC FERMENTATION: In steel tanks
OAK AGEING: At least 1 year in the traditional Chianti barrels, followed by 3 months in steel tanks and at least 6 months in the bottle.
YEARLY PRODUCTION: 150,000 bottles approx