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Tenuta di Capraia Chianti Classico 2016

$20.00 Excl. tax
EAN Code:
015643256219

Intense and rich aroma, vinous, fruit-driven. Pleasant cherry notes, refreshing and well-balanced with hints of integrated vivid tannin.

VARIETALS: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo and Colorino
APPELLATION: Chianti Classico
VINEYARD: Various spots in Località Capraia
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: From newly planted to 35 years
PRUNING Runner: system and Guyot
HARVEST: From the second half of September to the first half of October

This wine is made from the grapes harvested in our 45Has estate located in Localita Capraia, Castellina in Chianti. This vineyard faces South and is located at 300 m asl, on a medium soil, deep, fertile and with a high content of clay.

MACERATION: Under controlled temperature (28°C) for 10-12 days
MALO-LACTIC FERMENTATION: In steel tanks
OAK AGEING: At least 1 year in the traditional Chianti barrels, followed by 3 months in steel tanks and at least 6 months in the bottle.
YEARLY PRODUCTION: 150,000 bottles

TASTING NOTES: Chianti Classico Tenuta di Capraia is a wine with an optimal complexity and structure. Ruby red colour with violet tinges. Intense and rich aroma, vinous, fruit-driven. Pleasant cherry notes, refreshing and well-balanced with hints of integrated vivid tannin.

FOOD PAIRING: White meat, red meat and medium-aged cheese.

91 James Suckling
89 Wine Spectator

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