Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G. Drugo
Coming from a selection of Sangiovese grapes from a small vineyard located on a hilltop called Querceto. The south-west exposure and fruitful soil allow a perfect ripening of the Sangiovese grapes. In October, the best grapes are selected, picked by hand and put in baskets; later, the wine must is put in a traditional cement or steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Then, the Drugo is moved into big barrels made of medium toast French oak, of 2500 liters and 1000 liters where it is refined for 24 months till bottling time. The name Drugo, already used in this side of the countryside, refers to a strong man (a knight errant), very brave and talented; hence the character and unforgettable personality of this wine.
Composition: 90% Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot
Total acidity (expressed in tartaric acid): 5.70 g / l
Alcohol content: 13.80% vol
Color: very intense purple red, with tones tending to garnet
Taste: balanced in tannic components and in acidity, suitable for a long aging in the bottle
Number of bottles: n.9.000 from 75 cl