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VILLA SALETTA Chianti DOCG 2016 Bottle/nc (Sangiovese,Cab/Merlot)

Red Still Wine | Italy | Tuscany | Chianti | 75cl

£11.95 / £71.70 £68.12 case

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Red Wine

ABV: 13.5%
Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Chianti
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Merlot, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon

Description

This DOGC Chianti blend follows the traditions of their Tuscan heritage. The grapes are picked variety by variety, de-stemmed, pressed and placed into stainless fermentation tanks, at temperatures between 79° and 82° F (26° to 28°C). The period of skin contact is approximately 2 weeks for Sangiovese and 20 days for Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The extraction techniques are aimed at maximizing aroma and fragrance, soft and supple tannins, and emphasizing the tonic acidity and savory, mineral character, all of which distinguish the style of this wine. Tasting notes: The Chianti opens with a ruby red colour with violet tinges. It has a full, intense aroma, which recalls floral and red fruit notes. In the mouth, the wine is fresh, smooth, and well balanced with a complex consistency, with hints of violets, cherries and vanilla. This blend is well fused with smoky sensations. On the palate, it shows the characteristic intensity of Sangiovese, tannins that boast suppleness in their texture, and a vibrant, dynamic freshness.

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