Wine Castiglioni, Chianti DOCG, 2010
The wine has a rich red color with purple reflections.
Wine with a very soft, warm, pleasant, well-balanced taste. The finish is persistent with rounded cherry notes.
The aroma of wine is dominated by shades of cherry, then manifested shades strawberry, raspberry, rose and almond sweets.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, fried chicken and salami, cheeses and a variety of snacks.
"Castiglioni" Marchesi de Frescobaldi of falls into the category of wines "Super Premium" class. This Chianti - classic house wine Frescobaldi, so on the bottle is family coat of arms, created by the artist Ghirlandaio in the XV century, it expresses the unity of history and innovation. "Castiglioni" terroir beautifully conveys the Chianti region through its soft and fruity taste, which has nevertheless a strong character and clarity.
The harvest in 2010 was completed on 20 October. Despite the rainy spring, forcing winegrowers farm pretty worried, she was replaced by a mild summer and ideal climatic conditions fall - sunny, with cool nights and warm days. And Sangiovese, Merlot and came to the winery in perfect ripeness, excellent quality, with perfectly balanced taste and good acidity - quality, worthy of the production of great wines.
Fermentation was carried out in stainless steel vats for 10 days at 25 ° C. After maceration and malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged 6 months in stainless steel tanks and one month in bottles.
Winery - it is nothing like communicating in the language of nature, and the family Marchesi de Frescobaldi wine mastered the language perfectly. For over 700 years, the family has been growing grapes in the heart of Tuscany, and the name of Frescobaldi is strongly linked with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the XIV century they delivered their wines English royal court, and the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the XX century Frescobaldi were the main actors in the development of Tuscan wine, one of the first planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and using new techniques in the production of wine. At this time, there was a significant increase in business Frescobaldi family. In 1989 they were acquired by the biggest economy in the region, Brunello, and in 1995 signed an agreement with a California winery joint venture in Tuscany for the production and distribution of Tuscan wines of the highest quality in the world market. Today Frescobaldi own nine names located in the best areas of Tuscany. There are elite wines, which are exported to more than 60 countries.