Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg Madonnino della Pieve 2015

In Vineyard

Madonnino Della Pieve Chianti Classico Gran Selection, is born from Sangiovese grapes in purity, cultivated in the vineyard called Madonnino, which extends across the church of Santa Maria Novella in Castelvecchi. This Vineyard, among the oldest of Castelvecchi, and recognized also in the first land registry of Chianti Classico, offers exceptional bunches which, wisely managed produce the extraordinary complexity of an unforgettable wine. The 2015 vintage was characterized by perfect phenological phases and a very balanced plant activity, this allowed to reach a very high level of quality.

In the cellar

The grapes are harvested through multiple collections at perfect maturity, the different portions are vinified separately and maceration lasts for 40 days. Madonnino Della Pieve is aged for 42 months, of which 24 in new french oak barrique. The ageing process goes on with the refinement in bottle for 10 months.

Tasting notes

Deep ruby red color, with precious maroon hues.
The perfume it’s complex, with fruity notes that evolve into an interesting bouquet of spices, from vanilla to pepper. An expressive, complex and intriguing wine that shows an amazing balance, with a long and satisfying ending.

Plus

Maximum expression of the concept of Chianti according to the philosophy of Castelvecchi. Elegance, character and all the potential of Sangiovese in a single glass.

Pairings

Wonderful to accompany dishes of red meat and game. Try it with the traditional recipe of the “Peposo all’Impruneta”.
Try Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Madonnino della Pieve matching with Rib Eye Steak, find the recipe here!

 

Taste at 18°C

Bottle size

750 ml

Alcoholic content

14,5% by Volume

  • Sulfites: 70
  • Sugars: 0,5 gr/l
  • Acidity: 6,9
  • PH: 3,40
  • Vineyard: Madonnino
  • Placing: Radda in Chianti loc. Castelvecchi
  • Planting: 3 m x 1,2 m
  • Planting year: 1950
  • Hectares: 3
  • Density: 2700
  • Yield: 40 q/Ha
  • Bottles produced per year: 3000
  • Recognitions and Awards

    • 2018

      Chianti Classico Gran Selection Madonnino della Pieve 2012
      94 points Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2018

      Chianti Classico Madonnino della Pieve
      Gold Medal at Texsom International Wine Awards

      Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Madonnino della Pieve 2013
      91 points in Wine Enthusiast buying guide by Kerin O’Keefe

      Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Madonnino della Pieve 2013
      3 stars (TOP) in I Vini di Veronelli Guide

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