Chianti Classico Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" 2017 75 cl FontodiFontodi
The Chianti Classico Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" is the organic and award-winning red wine from the Fontodi winery. A wine with a strong territorial character made with grapes from the historic Sangiovese vineyards. Its aromas release notes of red fruit, tobacco and spices, in the mouth it is full and full-bodied, elegant and persistent.
The Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is the award-winning organic red wine of the Fontodi company. A wine with a strong Chianti expression that annually collects numerous awards.
Vigna del Sorbo is made from 100% Sangiovese grapes grown near Panzano in Chianti, facing south west, a place where the vines, over 40 years old, enjoy excellent climatic conditions and ample brightness.
The passion and care for the grapes by the Manetti family, owner of Fontodi, are the guarantee of the high quality of its products. Their particular attention goes to the Sangiovese vines, which they take care of in the smallest details to bring out all its potential.
Nonetheless, starting from their fertilizers that are created following strict naturalistic and sustainable principles, using only raw materials deriving from the Fontodi estate. In this way they can guarantee the greatest territorial expression of their wines.
The grapes of the Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo are hand-picked and carefully selected to then be pressed and undergo spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts and maceration in stainless steel tanks with fullers and thermal control for over 3 weeks. Aging takes place in half new Troncais and Allier barriques for 24 months. A red wine that can continue to mature for another 7 years if well stored in the cellar.
The color is ruby red, to the nose it is very fragrant and spicy, with notes of cherry, tobacco and a delicate hint of violet. In the mouth it is full-bodied, extremely elegant and structured, savory and mineral, with a long finish that lets you enjoy all the flavor of the Chianti land in its persistence.
- Chianti Classico DOCG
Italy - Tuscany
- Alcohol content
- Between 13.5-15.9%
- Grape Types
- Wood - 13-24 months
- Aging - Maturity
- 24 months in 50% new Troncais and Allier barriques
- Service temperature
- Food-wine Pairing
Red meat stew
Risotto with sausage
Roasted and grilled meat
- Production Philosophy
- Indigenous yeasts