GELSO Chianti D.O.C.G. Fattoria Valacchi
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.