Elaboration of Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016
Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016 (Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)
- View: intense ruby red, light garnet reflections.
- Nose: aromas of ripe red fruit aromas of cherries, delicate balsamic and vanilla notes.
- Boca: bulky, salty, with a structure, elegant tannins, a pleasant acidity and a long envelope end
GRAPES: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 5% Cabernet Sauvignon 5%.
AGEING: 16 months in barrels, second step and large barrels.
PREPARATION: fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24-27 ° C with 12-14 skin contact.
PAIRING: Red meats and cheeses.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C
Barone Ricasoli winery is considered the world's oldest, founded in 1141 by the Ricasoli family. In 1874 the Baron Ricasoli defines the composition of Chianti Classico, with the Sangiovese grape leading to the creation of the most famous Italian wines. The Castello di Brolio located in the heart of Tuscany between Siena and Florence, has an area of 1,200 hectares, only a small portion is devoted to agriculture, 26 240 hectares to olive and the vine. The majority grape variety is Sangiovese and small amounts of Merlot and Malvasia used only for the Vin Santo, younger version of Chianti Classico.More about the Winery
Reviews of Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016
Bright red and purple reflections. Scents of red roses. I would say it was a Chianti with good body.