COLTASSALA - 2015
Coltassala, initially classified as a Supertuscan, is named after the homonymous vineyard where we grow indigenous clones of Sangiovese. Since 1998, when it became been possible to produce Chianti Classico with 100% Sangiovese, Coltassala has been affirmed by the international press as the archetype of the Chianti Classico.
Our magnums, double magnums, 5 litres bottles will be packed in wooden boxes.
The 2015 growing season was very warm. Beginning in May, the growth cycle of the grapevines began 10 days earlier than any time in our recorded vinicultural history at the winery. The month of July presented a very hot period, including record heat throughout all of Italy. This hot and dry condition resulted in vineyard hydro-stress, which accelerated the verasional development in the grape clusters. Temperatures remained very high during August and September with minimal days of rain. This warm late summer and early fall period guaranteed fantastic ripening and produced outstanding quality.