Chianti "SAN LORENZO" DOCG Melini
This wine is made by Sangiovese grosso grapes and other local vines. The San Lorenzo of the Melini Tuscany winery is a chianti DOCG wine very refined and elegant. The vineyard is located in the Chianti hills and the vineyards are cultivated with the Guyot method and the cordon spur pruning. The soils are clay with limestone with alberese and galestro. The grapes are picked in October and after a cold-maceration for 3-4 days they ferments at 28-30°C with several pumping over. The wine refines for a short time in wood to exalt its characteristics of freshness and softness.
Characteristics of the Chianti “San Lorenzo”
It has a bright ruby red color. The smell is remarkable and net with raspberry, blackberry and violet aromas together with the iris hints. The aroma is pleasant and persistent with berries and almond aromas.
Suggested pairings with this Chianti of the Melini winery
It is perfect with meat sauce, cold cuts, chicken, lamb, goat and pecorino. It must be served at 18°C and the proof is 13%. It can be aged for 3 years if well conserved.