CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG 2016 – Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano
WINERY: Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy – Tuscany
GRAPE VARIETIES: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo
IDEAL SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16° – 18°
GIUSEPPE’S RATING: 91/100
MATCH: Land menù
PACK OF: 6 Bottles
SIZE: 0,75 l
The estate is comprised of 160 hectares, situated at an average altitude of 270 meters above sea level. 31 hectares are planted in vineyards, 11 in olive groves, 40 in woods, 78 in cultivated and grazing lands. The terrain is composed of various soils rich in different mineral components, sand, clay, lime, alkali, volcanic ash, argil and calcium. The microclimate is characterized by considerable day and night temperature differences and often heat during harvest time. All the vineyards enjoy exceptionally favourable exposure. During the months of July and August, we thin-out the natural growth of grape bunches by 30-50%, a practice called “green harvesting ,” which encourages the full and perfect maturation of our grapes.
Our farming methods remain largely manual and exclusively organic certified.