This is starting to mellow, with plum, cherry, spice and woodsy aromas and flavors. Rich and well-balanced, with dense, integrate tannins and a fresh, long finish. Best from 2018 through 2026.
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Rocca delle Macìe
Grape Varieties95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
AppellationChianti Classico DOCG
DescriptionThe late Italo Zingarelli, a highly-acclaimed Italian film producer best known for his classic spaghetti westerns, purchased Rocca delle Macìe properties in Castellina in Chianti in 1973 and thus embarked on a career as one of Chianti Classico's more unlikely wine producers. Thanks to his dedication and passion and that of his son Sergio, who now oversees the property, Rocca delle Macìe has become one of Tuscany's leading wine estates.
VinificationVinification is obtained through maceration of the must (with the skins) for 8-10 days with short and frequent “pumping over” to extract color.
ColorBright ruby red
NoseIntense, mature fruit aromas
PalateRich, well structured, berry fruit flavors
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5 %
750 ml, 375 ml, 1.5 L, 5.0 L
Serving SuggestionsServe at room temperature, not less 64°F. This wine is particularly well suited to meat and first courses.