Le Chiantigiane, Chianti Riserva, DOCG, Baccio, Tuscany, Italy, 2017
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.
The vineyards are on the hillsides at an altitude not exceeding 700 metres and soils are arenaceous, marly limy substrata, clayey schists and sand.
12-15 days steeping on skins in stainless steel tanks. 24-months period of maturation, of which at least 3 months are in bottles, the period of refinement being calculated from the first of January of the year following the harvest of the grapes.
6 Months for improvement only
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: None
Fruity, floral taste with hints of morello cherry and violet and a slight hint of vanilla, dry, well-balanced palate. Colour is bright red verging on garnet red when aged.
Roasts, grilled meat and soups.
6 x 75cl