Castello di Selvole Eri Srl – Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG

Producer: Castello di Selvole Eri Srl
Wine: Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Grape Variety: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 10%
Production Zone: Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Altitude: 450m above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 40h
Exposure: South / Southeast
Soil: Gravel & Clay
Vinification & Aging: Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG is produced in very limited quantities from the best Sangiovese grapes harvested at the peak of their sugar and polifenols maturation. The wine is then aged 18 months in French barriques and at least six months in the bottle to give it further structure and roundness.
Production: 5000 bottles
Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3.3
Acidity: 5.3 g/l
Sugars: <1
Sulfites: 105mg/L
Description: Ruby red in color, the bouquet features very pleasant fruit and a spice notes to start with a very intense expression of Sangiovese. In the mouth a very powerful taste of fruits, coffee, vanilla and spices with good tannic hold and nice sapidity, and an ample finish.
Food Pairing: Red meat, pasta with meat sauce, stews, strong cheeses, any type of meat stewed, but is also a nice meditation wine.