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Castiglioni Chianti Frescobaldi 750ml

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Castiglioni Chianti Frescobaldi 750ml - Item Code: 08744

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Castiglioni Chianti Frescobaldi is a full-bodied Italian red wine produced in the Chianti region of Tuscany. This wine is made from a blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, and Colorino grapes, which are harvested from vineyards located in the Castiglioni area of Chianti. The wine is aged for 12 months in oak barrels, giving it a deep ruby color and a complex flavor profile. On the nose, Castiglioni Chianti Frescobaldi has aromas of ripe cherries, plums, and blackberries, with hints of tobacco and leather. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and well-balanced, with flavors of dark fruits, spices, and a hint of oak. The finish is long and smooth, with a lingering hint of spice. This is an excellent wine to pair with red meats, pasta dishes, and aged cheeses.

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About the Producer: Tenuta di Castiglioni

Tenuta di Castiglioni is a Tuscan winery located in Val di Pesa, in the hills of Florence. The property is owned by the Frescobaldi family and is particularly known for its selection of IGT Tuscany wines, based primarily on Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Castiglioni estate is known as the birthplace of the Frescobaldi family winery, which dates back to the 14th century. The property has been family owned since the 11th century, and today each bottle of wine produced by Tenuta di Castiglioni bears the Frescobaldi family crest. The property's flagship wine, Giramonte, was first released in 1999 and is made primarily from Merlot and a small percentage of Sangiovese. This wine from a single vineyard is created from a prized estate variety in Comune di Montespertoli. The southwest-facing 7-hectare (17-acre) vineyard is located 820 feet (250 m) above sea level on soil composed primarily of sand and clay. This emblematic wine ages 16 months in oak and another six months in bottle. The second Tenuta di Castiglioni wine is a blend of red wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese. The grapes are harvested from the 12-year-old Tenuta di Castiglioni vineyards and macerated with the skins for about 12 days. This maceration period is followed by a year of aging in oak barrels and another two months in the bottle.

Review Highlights - Castiglioni Chianti Frescobaldi 750ml

4.4 / 5
46 Total reviews
91% Would order again
  1. asmith307 Verified Buyer

    It’s no secret that I love this! I always have a bottle or 2 at home for those occasions or just because.

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