'Vigna Barbischio' Chianti Classico Riserva DocgMaurizio Alongi
Vigna Barbischio takes its name from Barbischio, a small village on the ridge of the Chianti Mountains. The area is almost untouched and the two vineyards from which this wine is made are surrounded by oak, turkey oak and chestnut forests, and this environment expresses the concept of Biodiversity at its best.
Bright ruby red with purple highlights. Red fruits, balsamic notes. Tannic, balanced, complex.
Sandy with minor percentages of silt and clay
45 years old
Simple Guyot espalier
2900 strains per hectare
Stemless maceration in steel vats with short manual pumping over for 18 days. Racked racking and soft pressing of the pomace. Decanting of flower wine for 48 hours in stainless steel vats to complete malolactic fermentation. Aged for 13 months in new and used French oak tonneaux, then 18 months in bottle.