Monte Bernardi, Retromarcia Chianti Classico DOCG

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  • Alkoholhalt 13.0 - 13.5%

”Fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well balanced, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish.”

Monte Bernardi, Retromarcia Chianti Classico DOCG

Denomination Monte Bernardi, Retromarcia Chianti Classico DOCG
Production location Panzano in Chianti
Exposure South
Varietals Sangiovese (95%), Merlot (3%), Canaiolo Nero (2%); 2010: Sangiovese (100%)
Grape yield 4,000 kilos per hectare
Annual production 20,000 – 30,000, 750mL
Fermentation Fermentation and maceration on skins in a combination of concrete and stainless steel vats
Duration Up to 20 days
Temperature Allowed to rise to a maximum of 30°C
Malolactic fermentation Natural, in oak
Maturation 18 months in 2nd and 3rd year Barriques and Tonneaux
Filtration No
Fining Fining in the bottle (min. of 6 months)
Aging Vintage dependent; generally drinking in 2 yrs; can age up to 8 yrs
Color Deep, ruby red with hints of purple
Nose Clean, intense, with aromas of blackberry, cherry and red plums, anise and spice, and orange peel
Flavor Fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well balanced, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish
Serving temperature 18°C
Serving suggestion Typical Tuscan dishes, medium aged cheeses
Alcohol 13.0 – 13.5%