Le Chiantigiane, Chianti, DOCG, Loggia del Conte, Tuscany, Italy, 2019
Le Chiantigiane are a forward thinking, quality-orientated co-operative in the heart of Chianti.
It's tradition of working together has given them great success. They produce a range of styles from great value, authentic Chianti to single estate Chianti Classico which offers high quality for excellent value.
Grown in hilly Tuscany at up to 700 metres above sea level on soil which consists of arenaceous, marl and lime substrata, clayey schist and sand.
After its been pressed the wine spends 10-12 days steeping on skins in stainless steel tanks. Following the alcoholic and the malolactic fermentation, the wine is left to improve for 3 months in oak casks.
3 months for improving only
Type: Austrian 500 Litre Barrels
% wine oaked: 20
% new oak: 30
Smooth and velvety Chianti. Intense and complex fragrance and an aroma of red berries and morello cherry as well as hints of vanilla, cloves, pineapple and oak. A rich, velvety, smooth and altogether well-balanced flavour. Intense, bright red with purplish reflections which turn into garnet red when aged in bottle.
This wine is a suitable accompaniment to mushrooms, pasta, game, roasts, barbecued meat and mature cheeses.
Canaiolo Nero 8%
6 x 75cl