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.
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.
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.
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.