Red and white wine 2018 Chianti and Vernaccia

Chianti & Vernaccia pack
Red and white Tuscan wines

Two Tuscan wines + wooden box pack.

2018 Chianti Crete Rosse - A grape-variety of Sangiovese, Canaiolo and other native grapes. Grows on hills dating back to the Pliocene era. A wine of ancient origins, the territories of which were extended in 1716 by the Grand Ducal Proclamation to beyond the hills, known as Chianti. Chianti is a wine with ancient origins, but it was only in Medieval times that Chianti Wine began to be identified. Chianti wine is mentioned by a trader, Francesco Datino of Prato (1383-1410), in his mercantile letters. It's characterized by a bright red color tending to garnet with age. His bouquet is intense and fruity and its flavour is austere, full-bodied, tasty and slightly tannic, refining to smooth and velvety with time.This wine goes well with roast game, red meat and spicy cheeses, pasta and risotto with meat sauce.

2018 Vernaccia di San Gimignano Poggio ai Cieli - Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a grape variety which was first cultivated on the hills of San Gimignano in clay schist soils dating back to the Pliocene era. It was the first grape variety to be awarded, in 1966, the Denomination of Controlled Origin and in 1993, the D.O.C.G. Straw yellow color tending to golden with age. Fine, penetrating, fresh, fruity bouquet and a delicate, fruity flavour with a characteristic bitterish aftertaste. The prime quality of this wine demand fish dishes, prized shellfish, steamed, baked or grilled fish, tasty seafood hors d'oevres, fish soup and shellfish risotto. Also excellent with crépes, soufflèes and white meat. The quality of the 2018 vintage is good, the quantity excellent, with a 25% increase in production compared to 2017 thanks to a favorable climatic trend.

 

 


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Friday, May 22, 2020

 

This was the perfect gift for a friend’s engagement- the couple loved the wine and the wooden display box added the perfect touch!

S. Baiocco


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This package is organized in collaboration with Fly to Wine s.r.l. P.IVA. 01460730524

Questo pacchetto è organizzato in collaborazione con Fly to Wine s.r.l. P.IVA. 01460730524