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Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016

75cl

£14.43 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2013 and 2012
Appellation:Chianti (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Barone Ricasoli
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The winery Barone Ricasoli elaborates this Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016 , a red wine from Chianti with the best sangiovese, merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2016 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Elaboration of Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016

Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese)

TASTING NOTES:

  • 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

APPELLATION: Chianti.

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

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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The Winery

Barone Ricasoli

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.

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Reviews of Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 2016

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4 /5

Rocca Guicciarda was in the past one of the most important feudal estates belonging to the Ricasoli family. Complex and harmonious wine in the traditional style, with an unmistakable label.
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Reviews of other vintages of Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Chianti Riserva 201620132012

4/5

Rocca Guicciarda, in the past one of the most important estates of Baroni Ricasoli, today is the name of the Chianti Classico Riserva company. Reserve a traditional, austere character and drinkability a rich and harmonious through its fragrances and atmosphere.
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4/5

They had it in a wine bar.
Bright red and purple reflections. Scents of red roses. I would say it was a Chianti with good body.
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