Chianti Classico Riserva

DOCG

Chianti Collection

GRAPE VARIETIES

Almost exclusively Sangiovese.

Method of production

The alcoholic fermentation with a medium period of maceration is followed by 2 years of aging in Slavonian oak barrels (60-120 hl). The wine concludes its evolution with an at least 6-month bottle aging.

The winemaker comment

Celebrating the best Tuscan tradition Banfi offers a family of Chianti wines varied and complementary, unique in its style. Chianti Riserva is produced from selected grapes grown in the "Classico" region of Chianti between Siena and Firenze. It is elegant, well-balanced, full-bodied with a very long aging potential.

Vintage notes 2009

  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days.  Malolactic: Yes Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks 
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.9
  • ALCOHOL 13.2%
  • PH 3.56
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.7
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.3
  • Color intensity 0.63
  • Total acidity 5.00
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.34
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 105
  • Free 35
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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 23
  • ALCOHOL 13.3%
  • PH 3.43
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.7
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.2
  • Color intensity 0.65
  • Total acidity 5.00
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.48
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 107
  • Free 33
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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 23
  • ALCOHOL 13.2%
  • PH 3.40
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 26.9
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.2
  • Color intensity 0.83
  • Total acidity 5.00
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.48
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 107
  • Free 35
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.    
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 13.0%
  • PH 3.40
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 26.7
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.2
  • Color intensity 0.80
  • Total acidity 5.17
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.45
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 117
  • Free 34
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days . Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 12.9%
  • PH 3.56
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 28.9
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.1
  • Color intensity 0.84
  • Total acidity 5.26
  • Malic Acidity 0.07
  • Volatile Acidity 0.47
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 115
  • Free 31
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.    
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 12.9%
  • PH 3.47
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.7
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.2
  • Color intensity 0.911
  • Total acidity 5.15
  • Malic Acidity 0.07
  • Volatile Acidity 0.49
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 120
  • Free 41
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.   
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 12.9%
  • PH 3.56
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 30.6
  • Color intensity 0.722
  • Total acidity 5.33
  • Malic Acidity 0.1
  • Volatile Acidity 0.5
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 139
  • Free 47
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks.   
Specifications
  • BRIX 23
  • ALCOHOL 12.8
  • PH 3.64
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 30.7
  • Color intensity 0.8
  • Total acidity 5
  • Malic Acidity 0.04
  • Volatile Acidity 0.55
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 33
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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: 10 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel:  Slavonian Oak Casks. 
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.8
  • ALCOHOL 13
  • PH 3.58
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 31.1
  • Color intensity 1078
  • Total acidity 5.3
  • Malic Acidity 0.08
  • Volatile Acidity 0.55
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 96
  • Free 30
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • 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 22.9
  • ALCOHOL 12,8
  • PH 3.51
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 29.7
  • Color intensity 784
  • Total acidity 5.5
  • Malic Acidity 0,09
  • Volatile Acidity 0.44
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 29
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 12 Months. Temperature:  28-32 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days . Malolactic: Yes.Origin of Barrel: Part of the wine in  Slavonian Oak Casks (Foudres), 60hl & 120hl) .
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.1
  • ALCOHOL 13
  • PH 3.52
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 29.2
  • Color intensity 740
  • Total acidity 5.4
  • Volatile Acidity 0.54
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 29
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: 12 Months. Temperature:  28-32 degrees centigrade. Length: 7 days. Malolactic: Yes. Origin of Barrel: Part of the wine in Slavonian Oak Casks (Foudres), 60hl & 120hl)  
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.5
  • ALCOHOL 12.7
  • PH 3.5
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.3
  • Color intensity 642
  • Total acidity 5.5
  • Volatile Acidity 55
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 94
  • Free 23
  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production Method:  In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Length of Barrel Aging: Ten Months. Temperature:  28-32 degrees centigrade. Length: 7-8 days .Malolactic: Yes.  Origin of Barrel: Part of the wine in Slavonian Oak Casks (Foudres), 60hl & 120hl) 
Specifications
  • BRIX 22.6
  • ALCOHOL 12.7
  • PH 3.44
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 29.4
  • Color intensity 704
  • Total acidity 5.8
  • Volatile Acidity 42
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 97
  • Free 27

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