Dievole Novecento Chianti Classico Riserva 2015
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Novecento Chianti Classico Riserva was made to celebrate 900 years of history at Dievole. The story began all the way back in 1090, when, according to the contract conserved in the State Archives in Siena, “two capons, 3 loaves of bread and 6 lucchesi coins forged from good silver” were paid as the annual rent for a vineyard in the “divine valley”, Dievole.
Fermentation: 14-15 days in 75 Hl unrefined cement vats at a maximum temperature of 26-28°C.
Aging: in 41 Hl untoasted French oak barrels for about 17 months.
Refinement: minimum of 6 months in bottle.
Color:Intense ruby red with garnet highlights.
Bouquet:Intense bouquet of ripe red fruit and spiced notes.
Taste:Bodied and balanced wine, with elegant, pleasant tannins. Good acidity and a distinct minerality. Long, elegant finish.