Chirone IGT

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TOSCANA CHIRONE 2014

70% Sangiovese | 25% Cabernet Sauvignon | 5% Merlot

The colour is intense. The aromas of cherry and wild berries are harmonious. The wine is fresh, elegant and the tannins are soft. Pleasant to drink now, the spicy aromas will develop over time.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 8 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content
(“Alberese” limestone)
Density of planting 5/9,000 vines/ha
Yield per plant Ø only 0.7 kg
Ageing 6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (sedimentation)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 l oak barrels over a period of 18 months. Then bottle-stored for 6 months
Alcohol by vol. 13.5%
Residual sugar content 1.8 g/l
Type of cork Natural cork
Serving notes Ready for drinking, open 1 hour before consuming, do not decant
Vinification & bottling Marchesi Mazzei S.P.A. Agricola, Castellina in Chianti – Italia for Agricola Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti

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TOSCANA CHIRONE 2015

70% Sangiovese | 25% Cabernet Sauvignon | 5% Merlot

Intense ruby colour. Complex flavours and aromas of balsamic and blackberries, green pepper and a hint of nutmeg. The wine offers a deliciously ripe, generous blend, very elegant and develops a long and pleasant aftertaste.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 9 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content
(“Alberese” limestone)
Density of planting 5/9,000 vines/ha
Yield per plant 0.5 kg
Ageing 6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (sedimentation)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 l oak barrels over a period of 20 months. Then bottle-stored for 11 months
Alcohol by vol. 13.5%
Residual sugar content 0.5 g/l
Type of cork Natural cork
Serving notes Ready for drinking, open 1 hour before consuming, do not decant
Vinification & bottling Marchesi Mazzei S.P.A. Agricola, Castellina in Chianti – Italia for Agricola Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti

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TOSCANA CHIRONE 2016

40% Sangiovese | 40% Cabernet Sauvignon | 20% Merlot

Intense ruby colour. Full-bodied and well-balanced wine that develops aromas of plum and blackberries, sweet spices with a hint of tobacco and leather. Well-structured wine of great elegance, complexity with a mouth-filling finish.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 10 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content
(“Alberese” limestone)
Density of planting 5/9,000 vines/ha
Yield per plant 0.5 kg
Ageing 6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (settings)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 l oak barrels over a period of 19 months. Then bottle-stored for 8 months
Alcohol by vol. 13.5%
Residual sugar content 0.5 g/l
Type of cork Natural cork
Serving notes Ready for drinking, open 1 hour before consuming, do not decant
Vinification & bottling C.V.B.R. SPA Firenze in the wine cellar of Gaiole in Chianti –Italy for Soc. Agricola Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti.