Tenuta San Jacopo - Poggio ai Grilli Chianti DOCG Riserva Biologico

“Poggio ai Grilli”
Chianti DOCG Riserva
Organic

Poggio Ai Grilli Riserva is characterized by a warm and fruity taste, round yet good tannic structure, with a sapid touch in the closing.
The bouquet remembers sour cherry combined with sweet spices, tobacco, leather, and balsamic notes.

Characteristic

Appellation: Chianti Riserva D.O.C.G.
Variety: Sangiovese 90%; Montepulciano 10%
Serving temperature: 14°/16°C

Vines

The vineyards that give life to “Poggio ai Grilli” rise in 12 hectares in the land owned by the Cattaneo brothers.
Vines of Sangiovese, with only 6 years of life with a south/south-east exposure and an altitude of 300 meters above sea level.
Poggio ai Grilli is produced in a plant of 5650 plants h/ a through a spurred cordon culture system, a vine rearing system that during winter pruning selects 5/7 well lignified and positioned shoots from which two, three spurs will be obtained.

Vinification and Ageing

Yield: 4.5/5 tons per hectare
Harvest time: Sangiovese early october, Montepulciano beginning of october
Picking: grapes are hand picked and carried in 20 kg-cases
Pressing: soft pressing with immediate pumping of the juice to the vats, 2 days
at low temperature before introducing selected yeasts
Fermentation: in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for about 25-30 days
Fermentation temperature: 28°/30° C
Malolactic fermentation: complete, in barriques
Ageing: in french barriques, 1/4 new 3⁄4 second and third passage, for about
24 months
Bottle ageing: 6 months
N° of bottles: 10.000

Awards

Wine Enthusiast
88 pts

Decanter World Wine Awards
Commended prize

Decanter World Wine Awards
Bronze prize

Decanter World Wine Awards
Commended prize

Wine Enthusiast
90 pts

Wine Hunter
Rosso

Luca Maroni
91 pts

James Suckling
92 pts

CWSA
Gold

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