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Castello di Farnetella Chianti Colli Senesi 2013 750ML

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    Points to Purchase:260
    Points Earned:12
    Bonus Points Earned:0

    This Wine Is Rated:

    • JS 92 Points


    Appellation: Chianti Colli Senesi

    Wine type: Red

    Varietals: Red Blend

    Varietal notes: 90 % Sangiovese; 10% Merlot

    Biodynamic: Practicing

    Vineyard: In the commune of Sinalunga, southeast of Siena and northeast of Montepulciano.

    Orientation: South, southwest. 200-550 m.

    Soil: Predominantly loam and sand with some clay and a larger proportion of stone and chalk.

    Viticulture: Simple Guyot with average yield of 40-45 hl /hectare (1.78-2 tons/acre). Exclusively by hand, at various times in October.

    Vinification: Automatic daily punch-downs during fermentation at 28-30oC, followed by 10-12 day maceration.

    Aging: Draining-off after fermentation and transfer in March to small and medium-sized casks for 8-12 months’ maturation. 4-6 months’ bottle-ageing.

    26,665 cs made.

    So much fruit and richness for this appellation. Medium to full body, round and velvety tannins and a dried fruit, spice and light oak aftertaste. Drink now. Extremely well done. - James Suckling 92 Points