Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Lodolaio

Awards

Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2013 – 93 points in Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2018

Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2012 – Score 94 in the Gilbert & Gaillard wine magazine & international competition (FRANCE)

Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2012 – Score 88 in Wine Enthusiast wine magazine (USA): “Aromas of baked plum, coconut and roasted coffee bean lead the nose. The palate offers dried black cherry, vanilla, toast and a confectionary note alongside good tannins”.

In vineyard

Lodolaio is born in a unique terroir in the world due to its microclimate and soil characteristics, located at 500-600 Mt of altitude. Lodolaio is born from Sangiovese grapes obtained from reproduction by mass selection of vines of ancient origin, a true corporate heritage. It matures in the ancient cellar of Castelvecchi, under the vaults of the thousand-year old castle. All these elements contribute to an excellent result in terms of balance between power and elegance. This reserve stems from a careful selection of the grapes, which were collected as late as possible
to maximize the ripening of the bunches.

In cellar

Maceration lasts for more than 30 days. The wine, after a first decanting, refines for 12 months in new barrique. After two years in the cellar, it is then bottled and refines for another year in a bottle before being ready for sale.

In tasting

Bright red color with purple reflections. Fresh scent, complex with intense fruit reminiscent of the scents of red berry fruit such as cherry, currants, blackberry and raspberry. The spicy notes lead back to licorice, cloves, cinnamon, pepper and dark chocolate with a vanilla finish. The taste is warm and enveloping with elegant tannins.

Plus

Elegant Bouquet. Wine of great balance, meditation.

Pairings

Indicated to accompany dishes of red meat braised or cooked and game.

Bottle size

750 ml

Alcoholic content

14% by Volume

  • Sulfites: 80 mg/l
  • Sugars: 0,5 gr/l
  • Acidity: 6,5
  • PH: 3,48
  • Vineyard: Ontani - Giardino
  • Placing: Radda in Chianti loc. Castevecchi
  • Planting: 3 m x 1,2 m - 2,5 m x 0,8 m
  • Planting year: 1950 - 2000
  • Hectares: 6
  • Density: 2700 - 5000
  • Yield: 50 q/Ha - 65 q/Ha
  • Bottles produced per year: 12000
  • Recognitions and Awards

    • 2018

      Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2013
      93 points Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2018

      Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2013
      4 grapes Bibenda guide 2018

      Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2014
      3 stars (TOP) in I Vini di Veronelli guide

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