La Ghirlanda (the Garland) is a crown, an ornament, a celebration. La Ghirlanda is a special place: a wood, on Mocenni estate, surrounding the vineyard of this wine. A wine that crowns the palate, adorns the sense of smell and celebrates a sensorial experience, embracing the unforgettable moment of the first taste.
Denomination: Chianti Classico DOCG
Grape varietals: 100% Sangiovese
Soil: Alberese and Galestro stones
Vinification and aging: fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats where maceration lasts 16/18 days at a controlled temperature of 28/30° C. Shortly after malolactic fermentation the wine is transferred into oak barrels where it is aged for 10/12 months. The bottled wine then remains stored in the cellar for refinement prior to its release.
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red in color. An ample and complex bouquet, with distinct notes of flowers, fresh fruit and spices. The palate is vigorous and vibrant, a lovely acidic vein fused with a loto of flavor make it an ample and balanced wine. Elegant and soft tannins. The finish and aftertaste are persistent and lingering. A true and authentic expression of Sangiovese
Serving suggestions: Traditional accompaniments are red meat (both roasts and salted), game and mature cheeses. Modern cuisine pairs this wine successfully with typical Mediterranean first courses.
Serving temperature: 18C° – open 1 hour ahead of time. Store at a constant temperature of circa 17C° away from light.