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Rocca delle Macìe
Chianti Classico
CountryItaly
RegionChianti
Grape Varieties95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
AppellationChianti Classico DOCG
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  • 91 Points
    Wine Spectator October 31, 2018
BackgroundThe 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 %
Serving SuggestionsServe at room temperature, not less 64°F. This wine is particularly well suited to meat and first courses.