Cantine Ravazzi Chianti Riserva – 2018

$28.00

750 bottle

Winery: Cantine Ravazzi

A beautiful presentation of an age old classic… a good Chianti is always a good idea.

Vineyard Designation: San Casciano dei Bagni, Siena

Vintage: 2018

Region: Tuscany

Appellation: Chianti Riserva DOCG

Wine Type: Red

Varietal: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 10% Ciliegiolo

Alcohol %: 13,5

 

SKU: RA-CRIS-18 Categories: , ,

Harvest Date: Hand-harvested in the first decade of October

Aging: Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months and then in the bottle for three months.

Tasting Notes: Dark ruby red color. This is a complex Chianti Riserva with spicy components, notes of ripe red fruit, cherry, violet and toasted notes. Powerful wine with a good structure. Dry sapid, warm, with elegant tannins resulting also from the barrel aging.

Vineyard Notes: Vineyard location: San Casciano dei Bagni, Siena. Yields: 6 tons per hectare.

Production Notes: 9.000 bottles produced. Fermentation in wood tanks at controlled temperature with selected yeasts. Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months and then in the bottle for three months.

Winemaker Notes: If you are looking for a typical representation of a Tuscan wine capable of expressing the territory that it comes from, this wine, with a strong character and intense flavors, will not disappoint you!

Food Pairing: Pair with roasted meat, game and aged cheese. Please serve in balloon shaped wine goblets to do it justice.

Other Notes: Cantine Ravazzi were founded by grandfather Enio in 1956. Since then the Ravazzi Cellars have conquered the territory between Umbria and Tuscany as a synonym of genuineness. In the 60s and 70s they represented the good Tuscan wine to accompany traditional Senese dishes and more.

 

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