Fattoria Le Fonti Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG, 2016, 75CL

$230.00
SKU: 850462
Sub region: Tuscany
Variety: Sangiovese
Rating: Wine Advocate 92

The Imberti family is originally from the province of Bergamo and for five generations has operated in the wood importation and processing industry. Over 50 years ago Vito Arturo Imberti fell in love with these hills, a love that was crowned by the purchase of Fattoria Le Fonti.

Today his children Franca, Ferdinando and Giovanni, and his nephew Mattia tend to the over 140 hectares estate, of which 27 are vineyards, cultivated according to the principles of organic farming.

Chianti Classico Riserva: 100% Sangiovese, with vineyards exposed to south and south west, planted at 300m of altitude in the western part of Chianti Classico area in Poggibonsi. The soils are loam and rich in stones.

A selection of the best grapes are used for the riserva.

Fermented at 28-32°C, followed by a 12 days maceration. After malolactic is completed 30% of the wine is aged in new 225L oak barrels for 16 months. The wine is further matured in bottle for 18 months. Organic