Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G.
Estate grown blend of 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo and Colorino. The wine is rich, intense and complex with excellent depth of red berry fruit, distinct spice, outstanding acidity and nicely weighted tannins.
REGION: Chianti, Tuscany – Italy
APPELLATION: Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G.
PRODUCTION AREA: Loc. Monsanto – Barberino Val d’Elsa estate vineyards
GRAPES: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo and Colorino
VINIFICATION: Hand-picked grapes are selected at the optimum moment of the vintage. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel at controlled temperatures
AGING: 18 months in French oak barriques with an additional three months rest in bottle.
COLOR: Ruby red tending towards garnet
AROMA: Rich, intense and complex with notes of black cherry and spice.
PALATE: Full bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors complimenting a backbone of tannin.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Open in advance and allowed to breathe. Decanting is preferable. An exceptional compliment to red meats, roasts and game.