Brancaia CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA is produced from the best Sangiovese grapes from Brancaia and Poppi and then blended with a touch of Merlot. The wine ages 16 months in French oak barrels - half of them are new - and matures for a few months in the bottle, prior to release...
This classic sparkling wine produced according to the “Trento doc Metodo Classico” method is obtained by the in-bottle refermentation. It is made from selected Chardonnay and Pinot Nero grapes coming from the hills of Trento and Pergine Valsugana situated at an altitude of between 400 and 600 metres a.s.l.
Every ounce of our experience, soul and energy has been invested in this wine. ‘Riserva’ stands for wine from a better year or a particular selection of grapes, aged longer than normal. In this case grapes from slow growing French vines, aged for a year in oak casks
Grapes are grown in a number of recently planted vineyards, with soil varying from calcareous to clay;
Exposure and altitude: Exposure varies from Estern to Southeastern and Western, while altitude varies from 400 to 550
The oldest vineyard in Bevagna (Pg) situated in Colcimino al 350 m heigt, exposure West on sandy clay-calcareous. Plant density: 4000 per hectare.