Chianti Superiore "Santa Cristina" DOCG Antinori
From the renowned and prestigious winery of the Antinori Family of Tuscany, this sensational wine of local tradition, appreciated in Italy and the World, is born. The grapes used for its vinification are those of Sangiovese and other indigenous grape varieties of the area, however allowed in the production disciplinary. The vinification foresees that the grapes are harvested, upon arrival in the cellar, they have carried out vinification processes differentiated for each variety, part has had a maceration of 7-8 days, with maximum temperatures of 25°C, in order to maintain and enhance the fruity aromas of the grape. The other part, the most consistent, has made a longer maceration, of 10-12 days with temperatures of 30ºC and soft wetting, in order to increase the gustatory complexity. After the malolactic fermentation, which took place in November, the wine aged on its lees in stainless steel tanks.
Chianti Superiore "Santa Cristina" DOCG's features
The organoleptic examination shows a ruby red color with violet reflections. The nose is complex, with fruity notes of marasca cherry, dried plum and hay. The taste on the palate is soft, enveloping, with velvety tannins, the finish is long and tasty.
Suggested pairings tasting this product of Antinori winery
An excellent wine with red meats, we suggest you to combine it with structured cheeses, such as bitto or parmesan cheese. The optimal serving temperature is 16ºC.