2015 Villa Trasqua Chianti Classico DOCG

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CHIANTI CLASSICO D.O.C.G.
From the hills of Trasqua in the heart of Tuscany, a timeless tradition, redolent of ancient wisdom, finds expression in a wine of intense aromas, lightly spiced and pleasing to the refined palate.

The 2015 was an excellent vintage. The summer weather was very dry. This showed large variations in temperature between day and night that allowed excellent ripeness of the grapes. Achieving a good presence of sugar. A year that saw the best aromatic sangiovese expression.

Varietals: 80% Sangiovese, 20% red grapes derived from varietals that can suitably be grown in Tuscany.
Alcohol: 14% vol
Serving temperature: 16 – 18°C.

Appearance:
Intense ruby red

Aroma and Taste:
Ample in the nose, with aromas of red forest fruits, cherries, lightly spiced with vanilla notes. Pleasant, fresh and persistent to the palate; a balanced wine with an elegant aftertaste.

Alcoholic fermentation:
In stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 26-28°C, with maceration on the skins for 20-22 days.

Malolactic fermentation:
In stainless steel tanks

Aging:
The wine ages within our cellars for at least 9 months.

Food pairing:
Simple and elaborate red meat based dishes, vegetable and cream soups, mixed vegetables, mature cheeses.

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