Chianti Classico Vigna Istine 2018 75 cl

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Chianti Classico Vigna Istine 2018 75 cl bottle is a red wine produced by the company located in the Chianti Classico area, Istine.

Why buy it?

Organic Chianti Classico fruit of the selection of the best grapes from the Istine vineyard in Radda in Chianti at a height of 550 m a.s.l.

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Description

History

The winery is owned by the Fronti family, whose origins are peasants. In 1959 Bruno Fronti created an agricultural service business from scratch, which he then made to grow successfully thanks to the collaboration with his sons Fabio and Stefano. Working in the wine sector for many years, in 1982 the first land was purchased to plant the vineyards. The company is 20 hectares mainly in the municipality of Radda in Chianti and also in the municipality of Gaiole in Chianti. The family’s goal is to optimize what nature offers and the viticultural peculiarities of the highest areas of the Chianti region. They are certified organic since the 2016 harvest.

Grapes used

Sangiovese 100%

Production method

The wine is produced by hand harvesting and subjected to alcoholic fermentation in cement tanks at a controlled temperature for 15-20 days. This is followed by maceration on the skins for about 45 days in a submerged cap, before undergoing malolactic fermentation in cement tanks. Subsequently the wine is aged for 12 months in 20 or 30 hl Slavonian oak barrels and then for about a year in the bottle for final refinement.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Tasting notes

Bright ruby ​​red color tending towards garnet. The nose reveals great hints of red forest fruit, leather and spicy notes. On the palate pleasant, round, full-bodied, easy to drink, very balanced in all its factors. Perfect with dishes such as red meats, land-based first courses and aged cheeses.

Possible combinations

Versatile wine that can be paired with many dishes. It goes perfectly with Italian cuisine such as pasta with meat sauce, pizza and grilled or stewed red meats. It can also be combined with aged cheeses such as pecorino and parmesan, and appetizers such as cold cuts and croutons with liver pate. Furthermore, it is also excellent with dishes based on mushrooms and truffles, and with game dishes such as wild boar. Finally, it is also perfect to sip alone or with friends during an informal evening.

Additional information

Weight 1,5 kg

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