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Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016

75cl

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016

£21.02
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2015 and 2013
Appellation:Chianti (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Marchesi de Frescobaldi
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino, Merlot, Malvasia Nera, Sangiovese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016 (£126.14) is a red wine from Chianti produced by Marchesi de Frescobaldi that contains sangiovese, malvasia nera, merlot, colorino and cabernet sauvignon of 2016 and has an alcohol content of 14%. The Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016 is the ideal red to combine with pasta bolognese and grilled meats. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.

Description of Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino, Merlot, Malvasia Nera and Sangiovese)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: ruby ​​red, violet reflections.
  • Nose: floral nose, clear notes of violets and fruit. After raspberry, black currant and black cherry, licorice flavors and spicy notes of nutmeg and white pepper.
  • Mouth: warm entrance, tannins in full evidence, decisive texture, long persistence.

APPELLATION: Chianti.

VINEYARD: thanks to the perfect balance between altitude, soil and cool microclimate and airy, different varieties are ideal conditions for a perfect growth and allow to produce wines with a harmonious character and long longevity.

GRAPES: 90% Sangiovese, other varieties (Malvasia black, Colorino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot) 10%.

WINE PAIRING: Red meat grilled lamb to the oven, lightly seasoned sheep cheese.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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The Winery

Marchesi de Frescobaldi

Marchesi de Frescobaldi

A Florentine family with thirty generations dedicated to the production of great Tuscan wines, 5,000 hectares of estate properties, over 1,000 hectares of estate vineyards, nine estates in Tuscany, and a quality distribution network in over 65 countries worldwide.

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Reviews of Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark purplish red.
  • Nose: remarkably rich and multifaceted, flavors nose sour cherry, raspberry and dried plum more spicy prints black, vanilla pepper, cocoa powder and espresso beans.
  • Mouth: warm alcohol, soft texture, clean acidity, vibrant, silky tannins, well integrated, striking elegance. An almost endless finish, with abundant aromatic fruit, harmonious and well balanced wine.

APPELLATION: Chianti.

VINES: dry soil, stony, clay, limestone, well drained, poor in organic matter.

GRAPES: Sangiovese, Malvasia Nera, Colorino, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

AGEING: 24 months in barrels and 3 months in bottle.

PREPARATION: fermentation in stainless steel, keeping the different varieties separated at a temperature below 30 ° C for 13 days. Malolactic immediately after alcoholic fermentation.

PAIRING WINE: grilled meats, beef stews and cheeses.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: ruby ​​red gives a bold and elegant character.
  • Nose: red berries and ripe citrus notes give way to a delicately fruity nose, followed by elegant notes of violet. All this is completed with a slight spicy black pepper.
  • Mouth: intriguing, harmonious taste with complexity that has a spicy and slightly fruity flavor. It has a smooth texture and a clean, vibrant acidity with silky tannins that integrate well on the palate.

APPELLATION: Tuscany, Italy.

VINEYARD: Castello di Nipozzano.

GRAPES: Blend Chianti.

AGEING: 24 months in barrels.

PREPARATION: harvesting grapes takes place in early September. Once they are harvested are taken to the winery to be stemmed. natural fermentation process is then performed in thermoregulated stainless steel tanks and the wine remains in vats to complete maceration. After extraction, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. At the end of the year, the wine is transferred to barriques where it is aged for 24 months.

WINE PAIRING: Ideal for pasta dishes, white meats and red meats and cheeses companion.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 - 18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark purplish red.
  • Nose: remarkably rich and multifaceted nose, aromas of sour cherry, raspberry, dried plum, black pepper, vanilla, cocoa powder and coffee beans.
  • Mouth: warm alcohol, soft mouthfeel, and a clean acidity, vibrant, silky and well integrated tannins, impressive elegance. An end almost endless, with plenty of aromatic fruit, harmonious and well balanced wine.

APPELLATION: Chianti Nipozzano.

VINES: dry stony, clay, limestone, well drained, poor in organic matter.

GRAPES: 90% Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino, Merlot and Malvasia Nera.

AGEING: 24 months in barrels and 3 months in bottle.

PREPARATION: fermentation in stainless steel tanks, keeping separate different checks at a temperature <30 ° C for 13 days. Malolactic immediately after alcoholic fermentation.

PAIRING WINE: grilled meats, beef stews and cheeses.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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Reviews of other vintages of Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 201620152013

4/5

Brought by a friend and I opened it with him.
The Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rùfina Riserva has a red cherry colour. Strong aromas of nuts. Flavours are well balanced.
You can take it with any meal.
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Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rùfina Riserva 2015

4/5

Intense ruby ​​red shade. On the nose, red fruit and green pepper.Toasted notes were evident.
Best paired with other food than the one we ordered.
At a dinner with other couples.
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