Chianti Classico Riserva

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Rocca delle Macìe
Chianti Classico Riserva
CountryItaly
RegionChianti
Grape Varieties90% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot
AppellationChianti Classico DOCG
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  • 93 Points
    Wine Spectator August 31, 2019
BackgroundFor well over 40 years, the Zingarelli family has dedicated themselves to crafting the finest wines, providing meticulous attention to the vineyards and championing Chianti Classico DOC. Established in 1973 by acclaimed Italian film producer Italo Zingarelli, Rocca delle Macìe totals 600 hectares (1,500 acres) across six estates in Tuscany. Led today by Italo's son Sergio, his wife Daniela and two children, Rocca delle Macìe is one of Tuscany's leading wine estates.
VinificationAfter careful selection, the grapes from Rocca delle Macìe estates are vinified in the traditional method of Chianti Classico.
ColorRuby red tending towards garnet
NoseRich, intense and complex notes of cherry, plum and spice
PalateDry, soft, gently tannic with good structure
AnalysisAlcohol: 13.5 %
Serving SuggestionsDecant one hour before serving. Serve at a temperature of 64°-68°F. Pairs well with red meat, roasts and game.