The Vintage 2016 was a great vintage
Classification: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Production Area: Castello Vicchiomaggio, Greve in Chianti
Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Vinification & Maturation:
Vinification: In stainless steel vats for a period of about 15 days.
Maturation: It matures for about 26 months in new French oak barrique, then remains in the bottle for about 8 months before release.
From the stoniest vineyard on the Castello Vicchiomaggio estate, an uncompromising Sangiovese with intense tannins and structure. First vintage 2016.
Le Bolle is the geographical name of a small village bordering the Castle.
The vineyard is 1.7 hectares, with a planting density of 5,000 vines per hectare on very stony ground at an altitude of 250 m above sea level.
Very low yield, about 50 hl per hectare
Single Guyot pruning.