Producer: Fattoria Fibbiano
Name: Casalini Chianti Superiore
Classification: Chianti D.O.C.G.
Type: Red Wine
Variety: 80% Sangiovese - 20% Ciliegiolo
Alcohol content: 14%
Production Zone: Pisa - Tuscany
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Serving suggestions: Red meat, pasta and medium-aged cheeses.
Service: 16-18 °C
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: fruity cherry Hints, raspberry and blackberry.
Palate: In the mouth it is well structured, persistent and sustained by a soft tannin.
SOIL: Mostly clay and medium texture
YIELD: 50 Q.li
SIXTH PLANTED: 2.2 x 0.80 mt
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
HARVEST: Late September-early October
WINE-MAKING: The hand-picked grapes are then gently de-stemmed and crushed before being sent on special vertical roto-fermenters. In the tanks, the must is stirred by the blades for the first 7 - 9 days of fermentation process, so as to obtain the maximum extraction in addition to the separation of kernels responsible for the aggressive tannins. The must is fermented exclusively through natural yeasts present on the grape skin, by controlling the temperature and oxygen level inside the tank.
AGING: The wine rests for 8 months in Slavonian oak where malolactic fermentation and successively in bottles for three months.