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Cantina Gentili Carlo e Figli s.n.c.
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Red wine 2017 Chianti DOCG "Poggio Spino", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 6.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless Steel and Barrique
Registration number : #CGC-L.CHI17/2

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 28 October, 2019
Editor note: Clear nose, predominantly red berries with a whiff of cherries, floral and nutty traces. Clear, fairly firm, juicy fruit on the palate, light acid bite, fairly fine tannins, nutty and spicy notes, light hint of tobacco, straightforward style, fairly persistent, good to very good, fairly juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2023+

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. If you ask ten people for the most famous wine in Italy, you will probably get the answer "Chianti" from at least eight. The wine is named after the hilly landscape between Florence and Siena. The name is probably derived from the name of an Etruscan family. The first mention of a Chianti wine dates back to 1404, when a merchant from Prato named Francesco Datini bought a white wine in Vignamaggio. Originally, Chianti was only valid for the areas around Radda, Gaiole and Castellina in the province of Siena, in the south of the present Chianti Classico area. The feudal lords...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its probably great age and wide distribution, especially in Italy. Among the most important are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Maglioppa, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nelutcho, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Nerino, Nerino Sanvicetro, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio,...

Synonym (also Colore) for the grape varieties Abrusco and Colorino del Valdarno; see there.

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