Castello di Bibbione Gran Selezione

Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

A bottle of Castello di Bibbione gran selezione, a Chianti classico docg red wine

Selection of Sangiovese and Merlot from a single Castello di Bibbione vineyard.
Vineyard exposure west /south west – 200 m above sea level. Very intense, bright, ruby red colour. Deep, intense fragrance with broad bouquet and notes of ripe forest fruits and vanilla. Sapid, balanced flavour with tannins in harmony with the essences of wood, persistent.

Appellation Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
Production 10.000 bottiglie
Grapes 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
Zone of production Chianti Classico località Bibbione in San Casciano in Val di Pesa - Castello di Bibbione
Position/altitude West / south west - 200 m above sea level
Soil Pebbly, full of rock fragments and limestone gravel
Vineyards size 4 hectares of a total of 30 hectares of vines
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Cultivation method 5,000 vines/hectare
Vineryards age from 15 to 30 years
Harvest Harvested by hand in boxes with individual bunch selection
Vinification Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 30° C with 15 days' maceration with skins
Aging 30 months of which 12 in oak barriques
Bottle refining At least 3 months
Service temperature 20° C
Food pairings Grilled red meat, furred and feathered game, hard cheeses
Available formats
  • 750 ml

    750 ml

750 ml

Awards

  • 93
    2015 James Suckling 2019
  • 93
    2013 James Suckling 2017
  • 90
    2013 Wine Spectator 2017
  • 90
    2012 Wine Spectator 2018
  • Silver
    2012 Mundus Vini 2018
  • Gold
    2012 Berliner Wein Trophy 2018
  • 90
    2012 Wine Enthusiast 2017

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