La Gioia 2017
La Gioia is our 100% Sangiovese-based Supertuscan. It’s a blend of the best grapes from various vineyard patches with different soil types. A big and powerful wine.
La Gioia is aged 30 months, in new, second and third year tonneaux. It has an internal flavour, with scale and depth, it is the ultimate expression of open hearted full fleshy plum richness of Sangiovese.
APPELLATION: Rosso Toscana IGT
BLEND: 100% Sangiovese
TERROIR: Limestone and Clay
ALTITUDE: 450-500 m.s.l.
VINEYARD: Gaiole in Chianti (SI). Certified Organic by ICEA
VINEYARD AGE: 40 years
YIELD: 20 quintals/ha
HARVEST: October 2017. Picked by hand with two selections: one in vines and the second in the vibrant sorting table
WINEMAKING: Selection of best Sangiovese. The grapes are picked, selected by hand and then lightly crushed. The fermentations is carried in concrete Nomblot tanks and the must is macereted for 10-15 days over the skins
AGEING: 30 months in new, second and third year tonneaux. At least 6 months bottle aging
BOTTLING: December 2020
PRODUCTION: 8 000 bottles of 0,75 Lt, 150 bt 1,50 Lt, 30 bt of 3,00 Lt, 6 bt of 5,00 Lt
ALCOL: 14,00 %
CORK: Trescases Bouchons – Premier Gran Cru Naturel – Riecine Selection 49-25