Dievole Chianti Classico Riserva Dieulele 2003

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

$80.00 $19.99
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Item No. 98912
  • red wine
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

Chianti Classico DOCG Dieulele Riserva is composed of 90% Sangiovese grape and the 10% are Tuscan native grapes. Our selection Dieulele is a blend of Dievole's best grapes from the vineyards of Sessina, Colombaio and Massoni. In order to obtain the best quality these grapes have been harvested by hand in baskets only in mid October.

Ageing We keep the wine in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year in French and American Barriques for about 12 months. The bottle ageing is for about 12 months.

Vinification The maceration is made in oak Vat-casks of 8000 lt. for 15-20 days. The pre-maceration is made for 3 days at 5°. The maceration continue until 28-30°. The post-maceration is for a week at 28-30°. The malo lactic fermentation occurs spontaneously.

Description Color: intense ruby deep and concentrate Fragrance: fruity with cherry, coffee and vanilla highlights. Taste: dry, full body, tannic and soft Serving suggestion: grill meat, seasoned cheeses.

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Dievole. The enchanted valley. At Dievole, good wine is the right answer to the right question, whether for vineyard or wine cellar. A good wine is the perfect union of man and nature. Dievole is an enchanted valley and we are committed to finding the right people. All evaluations, from selecting mother vine stock and clones to vintage planning and innovation in vineyards and wine...

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(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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