Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Occhio di Pernice doc 2007

Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Occhio di Pernice doc 2007

Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Occhio di Pernice doc 2007

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.

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Specifications

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: 23 years old
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape varieties: Sangiovese
Harvest: Hand-picked.
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: 10 years in cask and oak barriques
No. of bottles produced: 2200
Alcoholic content (%): 14,5
Recommended serving temperature: 12-14°C
Combinings: typical Tuscan desserts.

Vintage notes

2007

The year 2007, characterized by a winter with mild temperatures and modest precipitations, was characterized by an early bud break. The summer, with variable but not excessive temperatures and a modest rainfall, favored the maturation of the grapes.

Harvest period: 4th September-5th October

Tasting Notes

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.

Awards

Wine Advocate – M. Larner 2021 – 95 pt.
I Vini Veronelli 2020 – 3 stelle oro94 pt.
Vinous A. Galloni 201991 pt.