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Red wine 2016 Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel, large oak and barrique
Registration number : #Pa-L.R2016-1

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 10 July 2019

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

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are more than 80 synonyms attesting to the age and wide distribution, especially in the country of origin. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nero, Nerello Campotu, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio, Sangiovese di Lamole, Sangiovese di Romagna, Sangiovese Dolce, Sangiovese Elba, Sangiovese Grosso,...

Often used, but not unique short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Although these are closely related (the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon are Cabernet Franc x Sauvignon Blanc), it is not always clear which one is meant. Especially in northern Italy, it is not conclusive for some DOC wines which variety or which composition is included. As a rule, Cabernet Sauvignon is meant more, especially because it is simply more common. Cabernet is but also a synonym for the grape variety Béquignol Noir,
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