Chianti Superiore

DOCG

Chianti Collection

GRAPE VARIETIES

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 2011

  • Chianti Superiore
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, between 25 and 30 degrees centigrade for 8 days.  Malolactic: yes.  Barrel aged 4 to 5 months in 2nd or 3rd passage French Oak barrique.
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13.2%
  • PH 3.4
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 26.5
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1
  • Color intensity 0.67
  • Total acidity 5.0
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.3
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 82
  • Free 40
TASTING

Mauve red color. Floral aromas on the nose, with hints of red fruits and plum jam. Round and complex structure with soft tannins and a persistent finish.

  • Chianti Superiore
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Method of production In temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, at 25 to 30 degrees centigrade for 8 days.  Malolactic: yes.  Aged in the barrel for 4 to 5 months, in a 2nd to 3rd passage French Oak barrique.
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13.2%
  • PH 3.5
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.1
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.9
  • Color intensity 0.62
  • Total acidity 5.2
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.3
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 99
  • Free 38
TASTING

Mauve red color. Fruity and floral aromas, with notes of red fruits, violet and cyclamen. On the palate the structure is extensive and mild with soft tannins and a long and persistent finish.

  • 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 .
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13%
  • PH 3.5
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 27.3
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 0.7
  • Color intensity 0.67
  • Total acidity 5
  • Malic Acidity 0.02
  • Volatile Acidity 0.5
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 98
  • Free 32
TASTING

Mauve red color. Fresh and fruity hints on the nose, well integrated with spicy and leather notes. Good structure with long and persistent finish.

  • 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.  
Specifications
  • BRIX 23.5
  • ALCOHOL 13.3%
  • PH 3.5
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 28.8
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 2.5
  • Color intensity 0.81
  • Total acidity 5.2
  • Malic Acidity 0.02
  • Volatile Acidity 0.45
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 95
  • Free 33
TASTING

Intense ruby red color. Fresh and fruity hints on the nose, well integrated in a round structure and full body.  The lively acidity is well balanced with the rest of the structure. Ready to drink, pleasant and persistent.

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