GELSO Chianti D.O.C.G.
Chianti Gelso is produced from our best Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Aging in second fill French oak barrels for 12 months. Refinement in bottle for 4 months.
Fermentation takes place in stainless-steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28°C/82°F for about 15 days. It has a medium aging capacity. Despite its classicism, this wine is interpreted in a modern key with a confident style, which translates into a balanced harmony of aromas and flavors.
Denomination: Chianti D.O.C.G.
Grapes: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Production area: Chianti – Barberino Tavarnelle
Soil composition: medium textured, alkaline soil.
Vineyard altitude: 250-300 m/820-984 ft above sea level.
Training system: spurred cordon and guyot
Vine density: 5000 plants per hectare
Harvest period: end of September
Winemaking: traditional winemaking in stainless-steel vats for 15 days at a controlled temperature of 28°C/82°F.
Aging: second fill barriques for 12 months. Refinement in bottle for 4 months.
Alcohol content: 13% – 13.5%
Serving temperature: 18-20°C/64-68°F
Organoleptic notes: lively ruby red color. The wine has notes of violet and cherry. On the palate, fruity hints are supported by silky tannin and a freshness from the acidity of the fruit. It has intense and persistent aromas. It is soft and balanced.