Chianti Classico DOCG Podere l’Aja Chielle represents the highest expression of the typicality of our Chianti Classico It is named after our more ancient vineyard, planted in the 70s: just a little bit more than 1 hectare exposed to the sun in the morning at a height of 450m above sea level.
It is a wine of great complexity, structure and personality, elegant and harmonious, even though maintaining a pleasant freshness.
Pair with red meats, cold cuts, sausages and strong mature cheeses.
Grapevine: 100% Sangiovese.
Growing area: Radda in Chianti, Chielle vine.
Training system: Tuscan Guyot and bilateral cordon.Harvest: Grapes are handpicked at the beginning of October.
Vinification and ageing:
The must of grape is fermented in stainless steel vats. The marc is treated with pumping-over, fulling and delestages that ensure the good extraction of the best parts of the grape. The new wine, starting from the end of Autumn, ages in single Slavonian wood barrel of 30 hl for 12 months. It spends at least 3 months of refining in the bottle before selling.