Chianti Superiore


Chianti Collection


Traditional varieties of Chianti with predominance of Sangiovese.

Method of production

The grape maceration last approximately 8 days, and takes place at a temperature of 25-30° C.When the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation are completed, the wine is aged for 4 to 5 months in French oak barriques. The wine is finally released after an appropriate bottle aging.

The winemaker comment

Celebrating the best Tuscan tradition Banfi offers a family of Chianti wines varied and complementary, unique in its style. Banfi Chianti Superiore, crafted to the meticulous profile of our estate, is pleasingly smooth and satisfying with its clean and distinctive flavours.

Vintage notes 2009

  • Chianti Superiore
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 4/5 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 8 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  2nd-3rd passage French oak barrique .
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13%
  • PH 3.5
  • Color intensity 0.67
  • Total acidity 5
  • Malic Acidity 0.02
  • Volatile Acidity 0.5
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Libera 32
  • Chianti Superiore
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 75% Sangiovese, 25% other grapes (Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo Nero).
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 4/5 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 8 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  2nd-3rd passage French oak barrique.  
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13.3%
  • PH 3.5
  • Color intensity 0.81
  • Total acidity 5.2
  • Malic Acidity 0.02
  • Volatile Acidity 0.45
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 95
  • Libera 33


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