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"A splendid expression of Chianti Classico" Wine Orbit

"The inviting bouquet shows dark plum, sweet raspberry, almond, thyme & subtle spice aromas" Wine Orbit

Enjoy with pappardelle pasta in a meat sauce, roast chicken, or medium aged cheeses

Frescobaldi Castiglioni Chianti DOCG 2018 (Italy)

$22.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $27.99 $24.34
Awarded 5 Stars Awarded 93/100 Points
Frescobaldi Castiglioni Chianti DOCG 2018 (Italy)

Frescobaldi Castiglioni Chianti DOCG 2018 (Italy)

Favourable soil and climate mean that Chianti Castiglioni is a perfect reflection of the characteristics of the land...
$22.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $27.99 $24.34

Accolades

Awarded 93/100 Points & 5 Stars

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Oct 2019

Description

"This is a splendid expression of Chianti Classico; the inviting bouquet shows dark plum, sweet raspberry, almond, thyme and subtle spice aromas, leading to a succulent palate that’s finely texture and refreshing. A modern style offering sweet fruit intensity with classic chalky tannic structure. At its best: now to 2025" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Oct 2019

Chianti Castiglioni 2018 features a beautiful ruby-red colour with elegant purple hues. Delightful fruity notes immediately emerge on the nose: cherry, blackcurrant and raspberry. Floral and fragrant notes such as violet make an appearance later on. On the palate, Chianti Castiglioni is lively, soft and enveloping. The finish is long and persistent, with the aftertaste confirming the fruity aromas previously detected on the nose.

Favourable soil and climate mean that Chianti Castiglioni is a perfect reflection of the characteristics of the land – a soft and pleasantly fruity wine noted for its well-defined personality.

Winter 2018 on the Castiglioni Estate saw substantial rainfall, with some snow at the beginning of March, which guaranteed abundant water reserves for the summer period. During the spring sea-son there was an alternation of warm, sunny and cool, damp days. The plants reacted with a consistent and luxurious development of shoots and beautiful flowering. With the arrival of the sum-mer, rainfall decreased during the warm and sunny months of July and August. In September, the almost complete absence of rain and the presence of a significant northerly wind enabled the grapes to ripen in a particularly dry climate, leading to considerable levels of concentration.

Food Pairing: Full-flavoured dishes such as pappardelle pasta in a meat sauce, as well as roast chicken, sautéed beef with vegetables, and medium-aged cheeses.

 

 

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