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Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva 750ML 2008      
Sku: 14248

This wine comes from the farms of Rocca delle Macie situated in the most prestigious area of Chianti Classico in the commune of Castellina in Chianti.

Tasting notes
Color - Ruby red tending towards garnet Bouquet - Rich, intense and complex Taste - Dry, soft, gently tannic with good structure

 Wine Advocate 87 points (Aug 2011)
The 2008 Chianti Classico Riserva shows good persistence in a forward, jammy style with good intensity but limited overall complexity. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2015.

Wine maker notes
After careful selection, the grapes from Rocca delle Macie estates are vinified in the traditional method of Chianti Classico. Once the fermentation is complete, the wine is matured in oak barrels for at least 2 years then bottled. It remains in the bottle for a minimum of 3 months to mature before being released.

Technical notes
Grape Varieties - 90% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Food pairing
Uncork at least an hour beforehand, then decant shortly before serving. Serve at a temperature of 64-68F. This wine is particularly well suited to dishes of red meat, roasts and game.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Chianti Classico
Grape Varietal: Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
Reg. $23.99
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