Roncicone 2018 - Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione (97pts James Suckling)

£600.00

100% Sangiovese

6 bottle Case - Roncicone 2018 - Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione (97pts)

SOIL
The soil of the vineyard of the same name consists of marine deposits of Pliocene origin, with the presence of sandy deposits and stones smoothed by the sea, while lower down there is clay. Good organic matter content. Marine fossils and lignite emerge on the surface. The slopes are gentle and the vineyard is located in the central part of the property, to the south of the clayey-limestone soils.

HARVEST
Harvesting and selection of the best grapes in the vineyard by hand on October 5, 2018.

WINEMAKING
Fermentation temperature 24-27°C with daily punching. Duration of fermentation and maceration on the skins about 14-16 days.

AGEING
22 months in 500-litre tonneaux of which 30% new and 70% second passage.

BOTTLING
February 18, 2021

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