2019 Cigliano di Sopra Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

2019 Cigliano di Sopra Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

$35.99

Grape: 100% Sangiovese
Farming: Organic/Biodynamic
Vineyard Size: 7 hectares (total)
Vine Age (average): 4 to 40 years
Soil: Sandy clay rich in limestone
Vinification: Fruit is hand-harvested, gently destemmed, and spontaneously fermented in steel tanks. Long pump-overs were executed twice per day during the first half of fermentation, then gradually reduced throughout its duration (approx. 25 days)
Aging: 14 months in large French oak barrels with light racking followed by one month in steel tanks prior to bottling
Fining/Filtration: Yes/No
Production: 500 cases/year
Additional Information: Fruit for this Chianti Classico is hand-harvested and hand-sorted to ensure that only the best berries make the cut. Matteo and Maddalena use a light hand in the cellar to allow the terroir to speak for itself. “[Our motto is] be delicate and let the wine express its own character,” – Matteo Vaccari

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