Snapshot
Vintage: 2005
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Appellation: Chianti Classico
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Sangiovese
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Sourced from their best vineyards within their property - at the southeast corner of Castelnuovo Berardenga.
Orientation: Altitude approximately 300m in elevation.
Soil: Alluvial soil with pebbles and a mixture of lime, clay and sand.
Viticulture: Hand harvested between the second half of September and early October.
Vinification: Natural fermentation with native yeast in stainless steel tanks for 12-14 days.
Aging: Aged in large Slavonian oak for 24 to 36 months.
Notes: The Castell'in Villa wines are always released a year to two years after most of their peers. They are one of the oldest estates and have wines in their cellar dating back to 1971.
Ratings
Publication: Vinous
Rating: 93+