Chianti Classico 2016

Chianti Classico 2016 Photo
Region: Tuscany, Classico Region
Origin: Italy

Tasting Notes

Elegant, fruit and spice driven wine with great complexity and depth of dark cherries, spices, dark chocolate, licorice and traces of tobacco. On the palate, it shows both firm structure and refreshing acidity.

Available Formats: 750ml

Appellation: Chianti DOCG
Varietal: 97% Sangiovese, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14%
Pack Size: 12/750ml
Residual Sugar: 1.6 g/L
Acidity: 5.5 g/L
pH: 3.70
Aging: 15 months
Vinification: In accordance with tradition, fermentation took place with skin contact for 8-10 days and then aged in medium-sized French oak barrels for 12 months, followed by bottle aging in temperature-controlled cellars for a minimum of three months. 
Food Pairing: Rich meat-based pastas, barbeque, and hard cheeses

History of Chianti Classico 2016

Crafted in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, this fine wine is produced from the noble Sangiovese grape.

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