Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Occhio di Pernice doc 2006
Made with carefully chosen Sangioveto grapes fermented and matured in sealed oak barrels.
It is named “Partridge eye” because of it’s garnet colour with an amber edge.
Zone of production: Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Sangiovese grapes from the best vineyards
Altitude and orientation: 260-370 m. s.l.m. Sud, S-W
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Age of vineyard: 22 years old
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape varieties: Sangiovese
Vinification: The bunches are then carefully selected and left to dry in well-ventilated rooms. Fermentation with wild yeast and ageing take place in small oak casks.
Ageing: 8 years in cask and oak barriques
No. of bottles produced: 2300
Alcoholic content (%): 14,5
Recommended serving temperature: 12-14°C
Combinings: typical Tuscan desserts.
A rainy spring with ups and downs in temperature was followed by a dry, sultry summer with high temperatures. During harvest moderate temperatures with cool nights resulted in optimal maturation and healthy grape clusters.
Harvest period: 19th September-11th October
Garnet color with amber hues along the edge. Aroma of plum jam, seasoned leather, with spicy notes and a hint of oak. Full-bodied, lush, with an intriguing mix of balsamic notes, candied citrus, and spices.
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