CHIANTI 'RI.VA.LE' RISERVA D.O.C.G.
The "RI.VA.LE" owes its name to the initials of the three Rosati brothers: Riccardo, Valerio, Leonardo.
The vineyards extend into the hill area around Chianciano (Siena)
ALTITUDE - EXPOSURE
From 500 to 530 metres a.s.l. West-South/West exposure.
Mixed structure tending to loose with clay in parts.
80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo e 10% Mammola
The harvest is carried out by hand, from the end of september to the middle of october.
Soft crushing and fermentation at a controlled temperature, never above 28°C.
Macerated on the skins for 15 days.
MATURATION - AGEING
In 25/30-ql Allier oak vats and tonneaux for 2 years. Bottled ageing for at least eight months.
Of red-ruby colour, it is characterised by great freshness and deep scent.
Match it with entrées, roasts of red meat and cheese.