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Red wine 2016 Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione "Cancello Rosso", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 35.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Tonneau
Registration number : #FdA-L/1-16

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 27 July, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Klarer, leicht röstig- und tabakig-holzwürziger Duft nach reifen gemischten Beeren mit einem Hauch Zwetschgen sowie ein wenig Teer, fleischigen Tönen und angedeutet Pfeffer. Reife, saftige Frucht mit leicht kakaowürzigem Holz, mürbem Tannin und gewürzigen, kräuterigen sowie tabakigen Nuancen, ein wenig grüner Paprika im Hintergrund, rauchige Töne, etwas Pfeffer, sehr guter, fester, leicht warmer, noch eine Spur trocknender Abgang mit recht deutlichen mineralischen Noten.

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. This wine, which is one level higher than the "normal" Chianti, comes from the classic Chianti region, which was already produced in 1716 by Grand Duke Cosimo III, a member of the Medici family. (1642-1723), which was much smaller at the time. In 1932, other areas or municipalities were added to complete the present area. The very wooded area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for wine growing. 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 circular 70-kilometre-long...

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.

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to nibble on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Begney, Bigney, Bigney Rouge, Bini, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Cabernet del Cleto, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Crabutet Noir Merlau, Hebigney, Higney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni,...

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