Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari Tenute
Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
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The Wine

Nozzole is the modern expression of pure Sangiovese within the Chianti Classico
DOCG appellation of Tenuta di Nozzole where, in a unique ecosystem of Mediterranean scrubland, in the hills of Greve in Chianti, reveals itself in all its potential and elegance.

Tasting: Ruby red colour. Hints of primary and secondary aromas with some tertiary notes. Cinchona, orange juice. Dry, full and gentle on the finish. Firm and well-balanced tannins; silky notes.
Pairing: Villa di Nozzole suggests to pair it with a beefsteak Florentine style, preferably of the Chianina breed with zolfino variety white beans, soaked in extra virgin olive oil
First vintage: 1971
Shelf life: up to 6 years
Curiosity: Nozzole Chianti Classico is the wine of one of the most historically known farms of the Chianti Classico area

The Field

Production area: wine made from grapes grown on the vineyards of Tenuta di Nozzole in the municipality of Greve in Chianti
Altitude: from 280 to 380 MSL

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The Grapes

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Planting pattern: 2,800 – 5,500 plants per hectare
Production per hectare: on average 5.8 tons of grapes
Grape yield: 60%

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In the winery

Vinification: by maceration with délestage and rackings in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C. Duration: about 15 days
Aging: 10-12 months in 225-liter toasted French oak barrels with a 33% rotation
Refinement: in the bottle for at least 3 months

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  • Gambero Rosso --- 3 calici
  • Doctor Wine --- 92
  • James Suckling --- 94
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La Tenuta di Nozzole

The Chianti Classico wines of Tenuta di Nozzole are all made from 100% Sangiovese grapes and differ from each other according to the barrels used in the aging step.