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Castello di Rapale Chianti 2008

$ 17.50

Winery Giacomo Marengo

Chianti D.O.C.G. 


Production area: Bucine hills – Località Rapale (Ar)

Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo

Vineyard Altitude: 400-450 mt. o.s.l.

Exposure: South

Cultivation: Guyot

Planting pattern: 2,5 m x 0,8 m

Production per ha: 60 ql.

Production per year: 100 Hl

Wine making: Steel tanks at a controlled temperature; with maceration of 10-12 days   
Maturation: 12 months in medium Slavonian oak barrels

Refinement: 6 months in bottle

Color: Intense red ruby

Flavor: Spicy, intense fruity notes

Taste: Soft and velvety

Alcohol: 13% vol.

Total acidity: 5.50 g/l.

Food pairing: Pork, duck, tomato based pasta

Ideal serving temperature: 18-20°C/62-66 F