Chianti Classico

DOCG

Chianti Collection

GRAPE VARIETIES

Traditional varieties of Chianti Classico with an absolute predominance of Sangiovese.

Method of production

The fermentation takes place with a traditional skin contact of 8-10 days. A short wood aging follows. Bottling is carried out in the Summer subsequent to the harvest.

The winemaker comment

Celebrating the best Tuscan tradition Banfi offers a family of Chianti wines varied and complementary, unique in its style. Banfi Chianti Classico perfectly interprets the unique personality of this historic appellation with its alluring bouquet, rich flavours, supple tannins and good acidity.

Vintage notes 2010

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and a smaller proportion in French Oak Barrels. 
Specifications
  • BRIX 23,1
  • ALCOHOL 13.00%
  • PH 3,44
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.6
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.8
  • Color intensity 0,66
  • Total acidity 5,1
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.4
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 35
TASTING

Deep mauve color. Complex and intense bouquet of red fruit, with cherry and blackberry well evidenced. In the mouth the wine is soft and harmonious. Impressively persistent finish. 

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels.
Specifications
  • BRIX 23,1
  • ALCOHOL 13.00%
  • PH 3,44
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.6
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.8
  • Color intensity 0,66
  • Total acidity 5,1
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.4
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 35
TASTING

Deep red color, fresh and fruity hints on the nose. Complex aroma characterized by prominent hints of cherry and  blackberry. Gentle and soft structure, well balanced with a good acidity. Great finish, very persistent on the palate.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 13.00%
  • PH 3.55
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 26.8
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.40
  • Color intensity 0.73
  • Total acidity 5.0
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.46
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 33
TASTING

Light purple color. On the nose the wine is complex, with notes of ripe fruit, plum, cherry, blackberry and dried flowers. Excellent structure, supple and harmonious. Very long with a  persistent finish.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels. 
Specifications
  • BRIX 23,4
  • ALCOHOL 13,12%
  • PH 3.41
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.6
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.80
  • Color intensity 0.94
  • Total acidity 5.1
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.43
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 80
  • Free 34
TASTING

Deep mauve red color. The bouquet is rich and complex, with notes of ripe fruit such as morello cherry, but also spicy hints of dried flowers and leather. Good structure, soft and powerful, well balanced. Very persistent finish.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels. 
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 13,15%
  • PH 3.38
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.4
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.80
  • Color intensity 0.860
  • Total acidity 5.15
  • Malic Acidity 0.03
  • Volatile Acidity 0.33
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 66
  • Free 33
TASTING

Young and concentrated light purple red color. Aromas of small berries, plums and with complex notes of leather and tobacco. Good structure, well balanced. Long finish.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels. 
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 12.92%
  • PH 3.46
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.8
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.92
  • Color intensity 0.740
  • Total acidity 5.30
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.34
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 105
  • Free 35
TASTING

Young and concentrated light purple red color. Aromas of small berries, plums and with complex notes of leather and tobacco. Good structure, well balanced. Long after tasting.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Mainly in Slavonian Oak Casks and lesser in French Oak Barrels.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 12.9%
  • PH 3.66
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 33.3
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.97
  • Color intensity 0.840
  • Total acidity 5.35
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.58
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 30
TASTING

Deep, young, mauve red color. Intricate flavors with notes of plum jam, cherry, coffee and a light note of balsamic. Full-bodied with good balance. Long in the finish.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 85-90% Sangiovese, with a selection of traditional Chianti Classico varietals
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 3 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 12.8%
  • PH 3.6
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 32.3
  • Color intensity 870
  • Total acidity 5.0
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.6
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 33
TASTING

Young mauve red color. Complex perfume with varietals notes of plum, blackberry and notes of licorice, vanilla and light leather.  Good structure, well balanced with a long final.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 12 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes, within the next two months. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.6
  • ALCOHOL 13%
  • PH 3.63
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27
  • Color intensity 680
  • Total acidity 5.5
  • Malic Acidity 0.06
  • Volatile Acidity 0.48
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 33
TASTING

Very intense and young ruby red color. Notes of plum, cherry and raspberry. On the palate is soft and well balanced.

  • Chianti Classico
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 12 Months. Temperature:  25-30 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 12.8
  • PH 3.51
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 30
  • Color intensity 680
  • Total acidity 5.7
  • Malic Acidity 0,09
  • Volatile Acidity 0.54
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 33
TASTING

Very intense and young ruby red color. Aromas of plum, cherry and raspberry. On the palate is soft and well balanced.

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