Gineprone Chianti DOCG

Gineprone Chianti DOCG

Vintage 2011


Production area:
Montalcino, in the area allowed for the production of Chianti DOCG appellation.

Gineprone derives from the presence of a large specimen of “juniper”, Ginepro in Italian, on the ground near the vineyard.

Sangiovese (90%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%).

Fermentation on grape skins for about 10 - 12 days at controlled temperature below 28° C in shallow, wide steel tanks (150 hl), in order to obtain delicate tannin and colour extraction.

Takes place in the historic cellar of Col d’Orcia; a few months in oak barrels of Slavonia and Allier oak, the same used for Brunello and Brunello Riserva aging, followed by about 4 months in the bottle for refinement.

Main Features

Intense and bright ruby red.

Ample and persistent with pleasant hints of ripe fruit,  plum and spices originating from the oak.

Good structure, full and balanced with a long charming fruity aftertaste.

Alcohol content:

Total acidity level:
5.4 g/l 

Serving temperature:
18° C 

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