Chianti Riserva DOCG – Castellani
For a wine to retain the name of Chianti, it must be produced with at least 70% Sangiovese grapes. Aged Chianti (minimum 24 months in large oak casks), may become Riserva. There are other appellations within Chianti range with more stringent requirements like Chianti Superiore – lower yield, higher alcohol content and dry extract – and Chianti Classico – from the “Classico” restricted sub-area, between Florence and Siena
The colour is Bright ruby red and the bouquet is Intense and characteristic , fruity with a violet fragrance. The wine is dry and harmonious with notes of dark chocolate and black cherries. Ideal with grilled meat and pasta dishes with rich tomato sauce. Serve at room temperature.