The red wine Chianti DOCG of the Martoccia cave is a great red Italian wine. The grapes used are 90% Sangiovese and 10% Colorino, Merlot and Canaiolo. The selected grapes are fermented for 13 days at about 27-29°C. The wine refinement is takes place after the fermentation for about 8 months in oak barrels, follows the ageing for 6 months in bottle.
The characteristics of the Chianti DOCG wine
Esthetically it has a ruby red color with purple reflections. The taste is structured, harmonic and lightly tannic.
Raccomanded pairings while tasting this wine from Tuscany
It has to be served in wide crystal wine glasses at 15-18°C and it is preferable to open it some minutes before drinking it to exalt its qualities. It is perfect to be drunk with traditional Tuscany course such as: t-bone, grilled meat, pasta “pappardelle” with boar meat, white meat and aged cheese.