TROCHUS - Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva Denominazione di Origine
Controllata e Garantita
Hills of the borough of San Gimignano – 300 metres above sea level
90% Sangiovese and 10% of others autochthonous red varieties
Pliocene origin, medium texture, widespread clayey soil, framework present
Guyot and spur-pruned vines with 6-8 buds. Density 5.000 vines per
hectare, yield not higher than 70 quintals grapes per hectare, green pruning
The vinification takes place at a controlled temperature, begins with a cold maceration of the grapes for 2 days in order to extract the fruity aromas, followed by the alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 26-28°C for about 15 days in stainless steel tanks.
Manual, in small crates of 15/20 Kg capacity, in order to preserve the integrity of the cluster until the
transfer to the cellar.
Ageing and Refining
Malolactic fermentation and subsequent 12 months maturation in 2500lt. oak barrels. Blended in steel and 6 months bottle refinement.