Fattoria di Piazzano

About the wine estate

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: Spur 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.
REVIEWS: Vintage 2015  91/100 James Suckling , Vintage 2016 91 pts. J.Suckling
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Natural wine, Vegan, Certified sustainable
  • Alcohol %: 14
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat, Vegetarian
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried
  • Suggested for food flavors: Salty, Bitter, Umami
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