Chianti Rufina Cedro Docg Riserva Bio

Chianti Rufina Cedro Docg Riserva Bio


Fattoria Lavacchio

19,51 €

Chianti Rufina Cedro Docg Riserva Bio

Grape Variety: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot.

Area of production: vineyards located at about 400 mt s.l.m. on rich soils

Planting year: 1963 for Sangiovese, the nineties for the Merlot.

Form of breeding: Guyot (Sangiovese)and spurred Cordon (Merlot).

Production: approximately 1 kg of grapes per vine.

Mode of collection: by hand in boxes, by mid-October.

Vinification: destemming and soft pressing of the grapes; fermentation and maceration at controlled temperature in oak casks of French oak barrels of 70 Hl for about 25 days with numerous pumpovers and delestage.

Maturation: in barriques of French oak, partly new and partly second step, for 14/18 months (depending on vintage).

Ageing: in the bottle for about 12 months.

Tasting notes:

  • color: intense ruby red and alive.
  • aroma: The nose is large, the net and particularly enveloping, with fruity notes and mild spices.
  • taste: Sangiovese, soon appears in all its grandeur, soft and silky, with aromas of black cherry, ripe, vanilla, well mixed tannins and elegant finish of good persistence.

Pairings: prefer braised meats and game, but is also excellent with cured meats and hard cheeses.

Alcohol content: 14,5% Vol.

Wine that is produced only in excellent vintages, from a selection of Sangiovese grapes coming from a vineyard of over 40 years, with a small addition of merlot.

The grapes are fermented in large oak vats and the wine ages in French barriques for about 18 months. The result is in the glass.

Wines TypeRed