TENUTA LA GABBIOLA – Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
APPEARANCE: Ruby red, dense and consistent
AROMA: Intense and persistent with cherry and blackberry aromas. It also contains iris and violet floral notes blending with tobacco and spices.
TASTE: Warm and fruity with soft tannins.
PAIRINGS: This wine is paired best with rich foods such as polenta, lasagna and a variety of meats such as Florentine steak and stewed meat. The tannins in the wine react with the succulence of the meat while the alcohol cleanses your palate nicely from the fatty flavors.
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Chianti Classico Riserva comes from the most careful selection of Sangiovese grapes.
Vines: The grapes used are Sangiovese (100%)
Soil: The soil is semi soft with tendencies of clay. Because it is a skeletal-rich soil, it is considered on average, fertile.
Training: The two training methods used are the guyot and the cordon with a planting density of about 5,000 vines / hectare.
Harvest: The harvest is done manually in October.
Soaking a Fermentation: The fermentations process takes place in 28-30 degree celsius steel containers where the polyphenols are extracted softly from the skin. The fermentation process lasts about 20 days.
Aging: The wine is then put into 25hl oak barrels for at least 20 months. The second fermentation process takes place in wood. We believe that our Sangiovese wine can reach a more soft and full body if aged in larger 25hl barrels as opposed to smaller barriques. The most common characteristic of the Sangiovese is it’s softness yet other prominent notes are its fruitiness and spice. This wine spends at least 6 months in its bottle before marketing.
Appearance: Ruby red, full and consistent.
Aroma: Intense and persistent with cherry and blackberry aromas. It also contains iris and violet floral notes blending with tobacco and spices.
Taste: Warm and fruity with soft tannins.
Considerations: The Chianti Classico Riserve la Gabbiola is a wine that is best opened within 4-6 years after harvest.
Pairings: This wine is paired best with rich foods such as polenta, lasagna and a variety of meats such as Florentine steak and stewed meat. The tannins in the wine react with the succulence of the meat while the alcohol cleanses your palate nicely from the fatty flavors
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Appearance: Ruby red with good consistency and purple reflections.
Aroma: Intense and persistent with Fruity, winey and floral nuances.
Taste: This wine is soft with a lively freshness of pleasant tannins.
Pairings: Suitable for all dishes. It matches very well with many appetizers thanks to an interesting olfactory appearance with well- marked fruity and floral scents. For example Tuscan crostini with pate or salami and cheese would be a perfect combination. It pairs best with tasty meat sauces such as amatriciana or carbonara for the first course and with roasted meats such as roast beef for second courses.
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The grapes used are Sangiovese (up to 80%), Canaiolo, Colorino and Merlot. The wine is simple and straightforward and is very balanced for everyday occasions. The color is bright red and is transparent with good texture. The taste is intense and persistent with a very flowery and fruity flavor. The soft tannins leave a freshness on your palate. The flask is the historic bottle of Chianti wine: a brown glass container coated with straw just up until its elongated neck.
Vines: Sangiovese and Canaiolo
Appearance: Pink cherry.
Aroma: Strong aroma with fruity and floral nuances.
Taste: Warm and fruity with pleasant acidity.
Pairings: This wine is nicely paired with appetizers such as cold cuts and cheeses however, it can most definitely be poured throughout the entire meal because of its freshness.
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Appearance: Ruby red, dense and consistent
Aroma: Intense and persistent with fruity floral notes and a hint of spice
Taste: Warm, soft and fruity with soft tannins and pleasant acidity.
Pairings: It is a wine that is well suited for both first and second courses. It pairs well with rich lasagna and grilled meat and roasts. The tannins react with the succulence of the meat, while the alcohol and acidity cleanse your palate from the fatty flavor.
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Grappa is obtained by distilling the Colli Fiorentini Chianti pomace produced in the Fattoria San Michele a Torri. The master distiller and other workers on the property have the capacity to make this a great value product that is appreciated by the public. Grappa enthusiasts are constantly in search of finding a grappa of higher quality. Our grappa is very fragrant and strong yet soft at the same time. It is excellent to be enjoyed after a meal with your friends or alone during times of relaxation and meditation.
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Appearance: Garnet red with brick nuances.
Aroma: Sweet floral notes of rose.
Taste: Warm and sweet yet fresh and lively.
Pairings: A great wine after meal and goes well with all types of biscuits and dry cakes. It is excellent with fruit tart and can be combined with medium aged cheeses.
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