Chianti Classico RISERVA DI FAMIGLIA "GLI SCUDI" DOCG CECCHI
|Denomination||Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva|
|Grapes||90% Sangiovese, 10% Altre Varietà|
|Winery headquarter||Cecchi - Castellina in Chianti (SI) - Loc. Casina dei Ponti, 56|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle|
|Combination||Cold cuts and salami, Pasta with meat sauce, wild game, Roast meat, Sliced beef, spicy cheese, Hard cheese, mushroom risotto|
|Style||Medium-bodied and fragrant|
This label from the Cecchi winery boasts the DOCG guarantee. The Chianti Classico "Riserva di Famiglia" is a wine entrusted with the task of promoting the Italian culinary tradition in the world. The vinification involves the use of Sangiovese grapes mainly for 90%, to which other native red varieties are added for the remaining 10%. The provenance is the classic one of Tuscany, Castellina in Chianti. The vinification involves the use of the traditional red method with controlled temperature. Fermentation takes place in at least 15 days. This is followed by the long aging of the wine which develops for 12 months in barriques and tonneaux and at least 3 months in the bottle.
Characteristics of this Chianti Classico Docg
In appearance, it has a clear and brilliant ruby red color. The scent is broad and ethereal, with notes of ripe fruit, spices and toasting. The taste on the palate has concentration and elegance and in the long aromatic development it confirms the olfactory sensations.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Tuscan wine
A red wine suitable for main courses, in particular with red meats and game. The optimum serving temperature is 18°C.