Chianti DOCG Riserva

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

Production area

delimitated territory in the provinces of Arezzo, Florence, Pisa, Pistoia and Siena.

 

Vine varieties

– 70-100% Sangiovese;
– Up to 10% of Canaiolo nero;
– Trebbiano toscano and Malvasia del Chianti up to 10%;
– Up to 10% of other wine grapes recommended and acknowledged by the administrative department of the production area

 

Wine making

The vinification must take place within the production area, designated by the authorities of the appellation. The “Chianti Riserva” has undergone two years of ageing, of which 3 months in the bottle.

 

Selling date

1st of January two years after harvesting the grapes.

 

Chemical analysis

Alcohol: 12.5 %
Total acidity: 5- 5,5

 

Tasting characteristics

Sight: Lively ruby-red, beautifully intense, evolving to garnet with ageing.
Smell: Fine, persistent, reminding of wild berries, evolving towards spicy  notes with ageing.
Taste: Dry, recalling the sensations of the flavour, good structure; sapid,    cheerful, supple, a young and well balanced wine. With time passing it will become softer and velvety.

 

Serving temperature

16 – 18°C

 

To serve with

It is a wine that will accompany the whole meal. It matches well with most dishes of Italian cooking, from antipasti to cheese, with first courses, main dishes and meat.

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