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FASSINI - Chianti DOCG - Sangiovese - Italy

FASSINI - Chianti Riserva  - Italy - 2014

Bright ruby red colour. Intense and characteristic bouquet, fruity with a violet fragrance. Dry and harmonious with notes of dark chocolate and black cherries. Minimum 2 years oak barrel ageing.

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VINEYARD

The Decordi Winery was established in 1921 as a family-run tavern, where the traditional wines and foods of the Cremonese lower-padana Region were served. In those days, the area had a strong viticultural inclination and, in the original winery, Quirico Decordi Senior was producing kegs of local red wines, including Fortana, Ancelotta & Lambrusco.

These were the ideal companions to the traditional gastronomy, and were greatly appreciated with every serving. This success inspired the Decordi family to take a greater interest in wine-making, to the point that the founders, in addition to continuing with the wine-blending process, also began an artisan wine-production business, which included the cultivation of local grapes and the sale of both draft and bottled wines. In 1937, the Decordi Winery was registered at the Cremona Chamber of Commerce.

In 1950, the first significant production facility was built, with a capacity of more than 3.000.000 litres. The vast majority of the product was sold in demijohns and large bottles. The company was growing day by day and it soon moved on from inter-municipal business, to sales in neighbouring provinces, including both Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. In 1964, the production facility was enlarged & equipped with its first automated industrial bottling system.

Wine facts

Total Production:

22 milion of bottles

Winemakers:

Sabino Russo

Producer:

Decordi

Variant:

750 ml

Average Age of Vines:

20 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

100 meters

Density:

6000 per hectar

Production:

Half organic certification

Harvest Method:

Hand picked

Sorting:

Traditional vinification method

Fermentation and Maceration:

Fermented in large stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 23-24 C. When the primary fermentation is finished, the wine is stored in contact with the skins for greater extraction of colour and structure for a period of 10-15 days. At the end of fermentation the wine is stored at a constant temperature in Slavonian oak casks for a minimum period of 24 months.

Aging:

12 months in oak casks

Alcohol:

12.5%

Vintage:

2014

Country:

No

Grape Varietal:

Sangiovese

SKU:

IT382

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