Wine Melini, Chianti Riserva DOCG, 2013
Wine of intense ruby red color.
Taste wine rich, balanced, harmonious, with hints of red fruits and berries, pronounced oak notes and warm persistent finish.
Bouquet of the wine reveals aromas of cherries, wild dark berries, notes of earth and undergrowth, graphite nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment of dishes from red meat such as roast lamb or grilled veal, poultry, aged cheeses.
For wine Melini, Chianti Riserva uses only the ripe berries of Sangiovese and other red varieties. Kriomatseratsiya lasts 3-4 days, and then carried out under strictly controlled fermentation temperature of 26-28 ° C with frequent remontazhem. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is kept in French oak barrels for 18 months. Storage capacity of wine is 5 years.
Melini wine house was founded in 1705 on the outskirts of Florence, in the village of Pontassieve. Melini wine immediately became famous for their high quality, but until the middle of the XIX century they were delivered only to the domestic market, while in 1865, Alfredo Laborel Melini has not created a woven straw wafer bottle, allowing safe transport of wine abroad. In 1877, the Chamber of Commerce awarded the Florence House Melini diploma and a gold medal for the development and strengthening of the vast markets of Tuscan wines abroad. House Melini has confirmed its excellent reputation, and still produces some of the best-selling wines in the world. At the beginning of the XX century Melini to expand their holdings and bought about 200 hectares of vineyards in the Chianti Classico, and built a new winery in Gadzhiano di Poggibonsi, where they remain to this day. Melini is a part of GRUPPO ITALIANO VINI ("Group of Italian wines").