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Red wine 2015 Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione "Cancello Rosso", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 35.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #FdA-L/1

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 15 July 2019
Editor note: Light nutty and cedary notes on the nose, hint of tobacco, black and a few red berries, reminiscent of bergamotte and black tea, delicate floral aromas. Tart, juicy fruit on the palate, light nutty aromas, again a hint of Earl Grey tea, fine youthful tannins, light acid bite, touch of dark chocolate, peppery traces in the background, light mineral notes, some depth, fairly firm structure, clear contours on a very good, firm, juicy, elegantly spicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2027+

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Tuscany, This compared to the "normal" Chianti one level higher wine comes from the classic, already from 1716 from the Medici family Grand Duke Cosimo III. (1642-1723) defined zone, which was then much smaller. In 1932, other areas or municipalities were added and completed the current area. The very forested area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for viticulture. The suburbs of Florence form the border in the north, the Chianti Mountains in the east, the Pesa and Elsa rivers in the west and Siena in the south. The 70 km long Via Chiantigiana wine route connects the two cities of...

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