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Chianti Classico Riserva Le Fioraie Piemaggio 2010

Made by one of the historical estates of the region, this Chianti Classico Riserva is a great red, full of character, in the mouth it is rich and has an excellent structure with pleasant notes of red fruits and vanilla, the tannic structure
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WineryPiemaggio
BioNo
TypeRed Wines
RegionTuscany
Wine zoneChianti
Appellation or VineChianti Classico D.O.C.G.
CompositionSangiovese (90%), Colorino, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo
Year2010
Alcoholic Content14
Bottle typeBordolese
Content (cl)75
Glass typeChianti Classico
Classic interpretation of one of the most historical Italian appellations, this Chianti Classico Riserva is made with grapes from the Le Fioraie area, one of the most important crus in the municipality of Castellina in Chianti. Vinification takes place in steel. This is followed by a period of about eight months in vitrified concrete tanks. The wine matures in 25 HL French oak casks for a further 18 months. It has a deep ruby colour, with characteristic floral notes of violet and ripe cherry, cloves and coffee powder in the nose. Harmonious in the mouth, it is rich and has an excellent structure with pleasant notes of red fruits and vanilla. The tannic structure is well integrated, making the wine pleasant and stimulating, taste after taste.

The producer

Piemaggio is one of the historical Chianti Classico estates. The oldest part dates back to the 12th century. The estate’s 12 hectares of vineyards are in the municipality of Castellina in Chianti, in the Le Fioraie area, at an altitude between 380 and 420 metres above sea level. The soil is that typical of the Chianti Classico of this area, distinguished by a strong component of Galestro and Alberese clay, guaranteeing good drainage of the vineyards. All Piemaggio wines are characterised by excellent elegance and structure without forgetting the easy drinkability typical of Sangiovese.

Best with

Perfect with antipasti featuring cured meats, pasta with elaborate sauces, red and braised meats. Excellent with medium-mature cheeses.

How to serve it

Uncork about an hour before drinking and serve at a temperature of about 18°C.

How to keep

A good wine for ageing. Store horizontally in a cool place, in the dark if possible.

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