Wine Rocca di Montegrossi, Chianti Classico DOCG, 2013
Wine ruby color with purple reflections.
The wine has a harmonious, well structured taste with pleasant tannins, savory nuances and long aftertaste.
Rich fruity flavor of the wine reveals notes of cherry and wild berries.
A good pair this wine can serve cheese, red meat, grilled, fried meat with mushrooms, pasta, pizza and other traditional Tuscan cuisine.
Chianti Classico is the top wine farm Rocca di Montegrossi and is made mostly from Sangiovese grapes (90%) with the addition of a small part of Canaiolo and Colorino varieties. After passing through the traditional stages of production using classical methods of winemaking, wine is aged 14 months in large oak barrels Allier. At the end of maturing wine without filtration and bottled in them for at least 12 months stored in the cellars before to go on sale. The farm produces annually 40-45 thousand bottles of this wonderful wine.
Marco Ricasoli-Firidolfi, who owns a hundred acres of Rocca di Montegrosso, is a descendant of the famous Tuscan wine dynasty Ricasoli. Rocca di Montegrosso estate, located 7 km from Gaiole in the historic area of the grape of Chianti, owned by the family from the XI century. Marco ancestor - Baron Bettino Ricasoli, who lived in the XIX century and has the largest wine production, as a minister, managed at the legislative level to lay the foundations for the creation of the famous "Chianti". On the farm was located fortress la Rocca and vineyards, divided into hilly terrain at altitudes ranging from 340 to 510 meters above sea level. Today, on 20 acres of land set aside under vines are grown as traditional Tuscan Sangiovese (13 ha), Merlot (2.5 ha) and Punitello and international varieties: Canaiolo, Colorino, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malvasia Bianca del Chianti. "Pearl" is the estate vineyard San Marcellino, got its name from the ancient Romanesque church near you. From his crops using classical methods in Rocca di Montegrossi made famous in the world the same brand of wine in the category of Chianti Classico Riserva.