Chianti Classico Riserva Poggio del Moro
The vineyard: “vigneto del mezzogiorno” and “vigneto della mattina”. Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Syrah 10%. Age of the vines: 10-20 years. Orientation of the vines: sud – est/ovest. Soil type: sand (79%), clay (15%) and light loam (6%). Density of planting: 5.000 per ha. Height above sea level: 335-365 meters above sea level Per hectare yield: 45 Hl/Ha. Manuring: Manure and green manure techniques. Holistic agricultural practice. Winemaking: The grapes are hand picked in 10kg plastic boxes then further selected by hand on the sorting table. Maceration lasts for 12 days at a controlled temperature of 25°C, with frequent pumping over of the must. Gentle pressing and further aging in small oak barrels of 5 Hl for 12 months. A further 6 months aging in stainless steel barrels and then another 12 months in the bottle. Bottling: during the waning moons of June and July. Production: 12.000 bottles.
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