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RIO CAMERATA

Chianti Superiore DOCG

GRAPE VARIETY:  Sangiovese 95% , Colorino 5%

EXPOSURE: South, South West.

SOIL TYPE: Clay loam with rock fragments.

PLANTING DENSITY: 5200 vines stocks /hectares.

TRAINING SYSTEM: Sprur pruning.

HARVESTING PERIOD: Harvest takes place from the second week of September to the first two weeks of October.

HARVESTING METHOD: Mechanical harvesting with selection of grapes.

PRESSING: Soft pressing.

MACERATION ON THE SKINS: For 3 weeks with pumping over the cap.

FERMENTATION AND AGEING: Alcoholic and malolatic fermentation occur with native yeasts. Ageing in vitrified cement tanks . Futher ageing in bottle for 4/5 months.

TASTING NOTES: Ruby red colour , lovelly red cherry and floreal hints, elegance and intensity on the palate.

LONGEVITY Around 8/10 years.

AWARDS: Vintage 2012 I Vini d’Italia  15/20 ,  2 stelle I Vini di Veronelli   , Vintage 2013 90 pts  Suckling , 2 stelle  Veronelli ; Vintage 2015  2 stelle Veronelli , 1 bicchiere Gambero Rosso , 91 pts  Suckling ; Vintage 2016 1 bicchiere Gambero Rosso , 1 stella Veronelli , 91 pts Suckling, 3 Grappoli Bibenda; Vintage 2018 91 pts Suckling , 3 grappoli Bibenda , 2 bicchieri Gambero Rosso; Vintage 2019  90 pts WinesCritics , Commend IWC , 91 pts Suckling

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