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I Bastioni

Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

denominazione
Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
Varietà
Sangiovese 80%, Merlot 18% Malvasia Nera 2%
Caratteristiche
Made with wine making techniques similar to Collazzi, ‘’I Bastioni’’
combines the elegance and pleasantness of Sangiovese, its main grape varietal, with the roundness and power that small parts of Merlot and Malvasia Nera give to the wine: juicy, ripe tannins give complexity and character to this wine.
Colore
Magnificent ruby red, with dark sparkles.
Profumi
Notes of cherries, spices dark, combine with perfume of small red fruits and spices.
Gusto
Tasty, mineral, complex, with a gentle, captivating tannic structure. The long final makes this wine ideal to enjoy with food.
Bastioni is the best companion of the good cusine.
This wine’s structure demands combinations with red meats, such as stake and filet.
Provenienza
The Vineyards grown at Collazzi estate, registered as Chianti Classico DOCG are located in the town of San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence).
Superficie del vigneto
17.30 acres
Altimetria
984 ft. Above sea level
Esposizione
South / West
Tipologia suolo
Clay soils, rich in limestone, with an abundantly rocky texture.
Densità impianti
More than 3,000 vines per acre
Sistema allevamento
Vertical trellising, trained with Guyot pruning system, ideal to grow quality Sangiovese grapes
Età media vigneto
24 years
Andamento climatico
Continental, with cold winters and hot summers.
Different from year to year, with consistently hot and dry summers, which bring Sangiovese to its ideal ripening stage.
Resa Ha
2.8 tons (US) of wine
Epoca vendemmia
Between the end of September and the first decade of October.
Conduzione vendemmia
Manual
Contenitori fermentazione
Temperature controlled stainless steel vats of 2,600 gallons (US)
Temperatura fermentazione
Average of 80°F.
Durata fermentazione
Around 12 days
Macerazione sulle bucce
At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, for an additional 10 days.
Fermentazione malolattica
Part in barriques of 2nd and 3rd use, part in stainless steel vats
Contenitori affinamento
In barriquess of 2nd and 3rd use.
Durata affinamento
12 months
Affinamento in bottiglia
2 months
Confezioni
Bordeaux shape bottles of 0.75 cl., in carton cases of 12 each

James Sukling

Bastioni 2010: 91/100

Luca Maroni “Annuario migliori vini d’Italia”

Bastioni 2007

Merano International Wine Festival High Class Wine

Bastioni 2005: Top Wines

Port of wine Festival NLSC 2006

Bastioni 2004: Gold Award Winner

Robert Parker

Bastioni 2008: 89

Galloni su Vinous: 92



la villa

La maestosa villa che sorge nel cuore di questa tenuta è situata su una terrazza rettangolare sulla sommità di un colle.
Il suo progetto è attribuito a Santi di Tito.