TENUTA SAN JACOPO - QUARTO DI LUNA Chardonnay IGT Organic

100% Chardonnay -(6x75cl.)

SKU: TS00327

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The estate Founded around the San Jacopo’s chapel by the architect Domenico Soldani Benzi in 1737, the estate covers 140 hectares, of which 40 are vineyards, 20 are olive groves and the rest are woods at an altitude of 300 meters and is positioned on the west side of the Chianti mountains in the Valdarno di Sopra.

The vineyards extend for about 40 hectares on medium-textured soils with a prevalence of sand and silt that derive from the sandstone rocks of the Chianti boulder. Among the cultivated varieties there are Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Montepulciano, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Trebbiano and Malvasia di Montegonzi. The conversion to organic took place in 2003,

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay 
PRODUTION AREA: 

AREA: 2.5 hectares
ALTITUDE: 300 mt. a.s.l.
EXPOSURE: south - east/west
DENSITY: 4.500 plants/hectare and 5.650 plants/hectare
TRAINING SYSTEM: spurred cordon

VINEYARD AVERAGE: 10 years
VINIFICATION AND AGEING Yield: 5 tons per hectare
HARVEST TIME: first week of september
PICKING.: grapes are hand picked and carried in 20 kg-cases
MACERETION: he selected grapes under go cold maceration with dry ice in the press for a few hours at 8°/10° C

FERMENTETION: in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats 16°/18° C
AGEING: 6 months stainless steel tanks
MALOLACTIC: fermentation: no
N° of bottles: 8.000

TASTING NOTES: warm straw yellow nuance, defined intense bouquet, strong exotic fruits, from pineapple to maracuja, yellow peach; floral finish with notes of Spanish Broom and soft minerality. Round and soft yet fresh, with a clean and satisfying closing

GASTRONOMIC PAIRINGS:

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-10 °C

RESIDUAL SUGAR:  - gr/l
TOTAL ACIDITY: - g/l

ABV: 13%

ALLERGEN INFO: Contains Sulphitte and no other allergens


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