Da Vinci – Chianti Wine Review
Grapes are sourced from south-facing hillside vineyards outside Vinci and Cerreto Guidi in the western part of the Chianti region.
Made with 90% Sangiovese grapes and 10% Merlot, and have flavours of ripe cherries, fruit and plums with aromas of dark sweet fruits.
The grapes are gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Temperature is always controlled between 20 and 30°C (70-80°F) together with frequent daily pump-overs.
This temperature control produces a Chianti with balanced tannins and rich fruit aromas and flavours.
The wine is then fermented to dry for 8 days.
About 15% of the wine is barrel aged for 6 months in new and used American oak barrels to add some complexity to it.
Information about Da Vinci – Chianti
Tint: Purple red and clear in colour
Aroma: The dominant bouquet is of cherry and fresh red fruits mingled by peppery notes.
Flavour: On the palate the wine is well balanced, ripe and lively with soft and round tannins lingering through the finish
Bottle size: 75cl
Food pairing: Pizza and Pasta
Grapes: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, 5% other red grapes
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)
James Suckling: 87 points
MUNDUS VINI, Recognition won: Silver Medal
BERLINER WEIN TROPHY, Recognition won: Gold Medal
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS, Recognition won: Commended
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