The Sangiovese grapes of Chianti DOCG “Gentilesco” Bonacchi were manually harvested and were immediately transferred to temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for fermentation. Daily pumping over and rack and return techniques obtained delicate extraction of flavour, colour and tannins. Malolactic conversion spontaneously followed fermentation. Chianti DOCG “Gentilesco” Bonacchi was made in an unoaked style to showcase the purity of fruit.
Sourced from vineyards in the provinces of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pistoia and Pisa, where the soils are mainly marl and limestone. The vines are Cordon spur trained.
Cantina Bonacchi, has been making fine Tuscan wines for three generations. The wines are produced from 40 hectares in the Chianti Montalbano area, as well as from 10 hectares divided between Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino. They also own 20 hectares in the Chianti Classico area. Modern technology and family expertise enables Bonacchi to offer excellent products from their four estates in Tuscany.