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Rotwein 2017 Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Predicate: Riserva
Price: Up to 25.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #NC-L0720

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 20 July, 2021
Editor note: Clear, slightly floral and a hint of herbal scent of ripe red berries, some cherries and also a little black berries with a hint of black olives, capers and blood. Firmly woven, rather tart, rather restrained, with air increasingly juicy fruit, tarry, earthy and dried-vegetable to herbal flavours, slightly bacony in the background, salty minerality, smoke and again black olives and olive oil, has polish, some liquorice in the background, very good, tart-juicy, tight finish.

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. This wine, which is one step above the "normal" Chianti, comes from the classic zone defined as early as 1716 by Grand Duke Cosimo III of the Medici family. (1642-1723), but at that time it was much smaller. In 1932, other areas or municipalities were added to complete the current area. The very densely wooded area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for viticulture. The suburbs of Florence form the border to the north, the Chianti mountains to the east, the rivers Pesa and Elsa to the west and Siena to the south. The round 70 kilometre long wine road "Via Chiantigiana"...

The region with the capital Florence is located in the centre of Italy on the Ligurian coast; it also includes the third largest Italian island Elba. It borders Liguria and Emilia-Romagna to the north, Marche and Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south. Besides Piedmont, Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and also one of the most beautiful areas of the country in terms of landscape. Long before the Romans, the Etruscans were already cultivating wine here, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural culture to the peninsula beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the land ideal for...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. There are over 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and wide distribution. 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, Negretta, Nelutcho, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Nerino, Nerino Sanvicetro, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Prugnolino Dolce, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio,...

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