Chianti Crete Rosse

Chianti Crete Rosse
D.O.C.G. Chianti

 
      

To obtain the "Riserva" quality, Chianti Classico requires more years of ageing and a higher alcohol content of 12,5%. Selected Sangiovese Grosso grapes.

 

CLASSIFICATION


Chianti D.O.C.G. (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita)

 

BLEND


Sangiovese, Canaiolo and other native grapes. A grape-variety grows on hills dating back to the Pliocene Era.

 

CHARACTERISTICS


Color: Bright red tending to garnet with age.

Bouquet: Intense and fruity.

Flavor:Austere, full-bodied, tasty and slightly tannic, refining to smooth and velvety with time.

 

HISTORY


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 (1393-1410), in his mercantile letters. Following the intensification of commerce and exportation in the 1600's this wine became internationally famous. The grapes used to make this wine are grown in vineyards which produce 7.000 kg of grapes per hectare and are cultivated using the Guillot method.

 

GASTRONOMY


This wine goes well with roast game, red meat and spicy cheeses, pasta and risotto with meat sauce.

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS


Serve at a temperature of 14° -16°C, in red wine glasses with narrow base and tall stem.

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