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Certification: Chianti DOCG
Grapes Varieties: Sangiovese, Canaiolo
Type: Red Still Wine
Serving Temperature: 16/18 °C
Pairing: Pasta and Risotto with meat sauce
A grape-variety of Sangiovese and Canaiolo. 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.
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.
Tenuta Torciano Winery is situated in the heart of Tuscany, 35 minutes from Florence and 20 minutes from Siena, surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and a succession of unique greenery that features towering cypress trees, long stretches of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, forests of oaks and lovely villages.
When you visit Tenuta Torciano Winery, you will totally immerse yourself in Italian culture, together with a Tuscan family consisting of 13 generations of wine producers. Here you will experience warm hospitality and additional Tuscan traditions handed down from father to son.
One of the first wine regions anywhere to be officially recognized and delimited, Chianti Classico is today what was originally defined simply as Chianti.
Already identified by the early 18th century as a superior zone, the official name of Chianti was proclaimed upon the area surrounding the townships of Castellina, Radda and Gaiole, just north of Siena, by Cosimo III, Grand Duke of Tuscany in an official decree in 1716.
The Chianti Blend is a classic, long-established blend of wine grapes used in the wines of Tuscany, most obviously those from Chianti. The blend’s primary constituent is Tuscany's favorite grape variety, Sangiovese.
This is accompanied by small quantities of lesser-known Tuscan grape varieties Canaiolo, Colorino, Ciliegiolo and Mammolo.
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Monday, July 13, 2020
We received this wine in May, and have been enjoying this Chianti very much. We very rarely order Chianti out, and never buy it for home consumption, and so we were not sure , but oh my. It is smooth and rich, and went perfectly with our summer dinner. We will definitely be ordering this one again.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The best Chianti I've ever had. Didn't loose a note of flavor on its journey to America. Terrific find!
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
I prefer the 'Vicario' Chianti slightly more but an excellent choice nonetheless.
Monday, June 15, 2020
This bottle of Chianti is a great balance between fruitful and dry and pairs well with so many different meals. Would highly recommend!
Thursday, June 11, 2020
You wont find a better Chianti out there. The perfect mix of fruity first and then slightly dry. One of the BEST!
Sunday, April 19, 2020
A lively ruby red color full of fruity fragrances, it is dry to taste fresh and pleasantly tannic
Friday, February 28, 2020
Great wine as are all the wines from Tenuta Torciano. We currently have 9 different wines from Tenuta Torciano in our cellar; some purchased at the winery and some purchased online. We enjoy them for everyday drinking as well as special occasions.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Very easy to drink. Have enjoyed their Chianti since the wine tasting we went to in the spring of 2017 and it never disappoints.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Really an enjoyable Chianti. You won't regret getting this wine for a special occasion.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
This is another fantastic Torciano chianti. It's a bit lighter and really is great to just drink by itself, or to have with antipasti and pizza.
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