FAMIGLIA CASTELLANI - Chianti Classico Riserva

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Product SKU
IT140
Vintage: 2016

FAMIGLIA CASTELLANI - Chianti Classico Riserva - Tuscany, ITALY

Bouquet: Rich with notes of cherries, plums, and iris.
Flavour: Deep cherry and leather flavours with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish.

$40.00
Country ITALY Region Chianti Classico Riserva Grape Varietal Sangiovese

Product Description

Description

Intense bouquet of small berries mild seasoned oak and a hint of Mediterranean herbs. Deep cherry and leather flavours with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Perfect with flavorful roasts
  • Cheese Flavorful cheeses

Accolades

Awards

Luca Maroni 90 Points

An Italian wine expert, famous wine journalist, critic and author, Luca Maroni has also created his own rating system for wines, contributed to wine education and has collaborated with top Italian wineries.

James Suckling 93 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Aged in Oak Barrel 24 Months

This wine has been aged in oak barrel.

Critique Review

Full-bodied with some good structure on the palate and a chewy finish. Drink now, but better in 2021.

James Suckling

Wine Facts

More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Sangiovese
Vintage 2016
Region Chianti Classico Riserva
Country ITALY
Winemakers Sabino Russo
Producer Castellani spa
Average age of vines 15 years
Harvest method manual
Fermentation & maceration Completely mature grapes are crushed right after harvest. When the primary fermentation is complete, the wine is stored in Slavonian oak casks where it performs malolactic fermentation and ages for a minimum period of 24 months. It completes its refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months.
Aging 24 months in oak casks, 3 months in bottle
Mouth Attribute Balanced, Medium-bodied
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Floral, Oak, Red Berries
SKU IT140

Vineyard Info

Our wine is made from specially selected Sangiovese grapes grown in the vineyards of Chianti Classico appellation, the most ancient Chianti area. Castellani is one of the leading Italian private wineries owned by the Castellani Family that in 2018 celebrates the 115th Anniversary since the start of the export activity; today Castellani exports quality Italian wines to 46 countries in the world.

Description

Intense bouquet of small berries mild seasoned oak and a hint of Mediterranean herbs. Deep cherry and leather flavours with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Perfect with flavorful roasts
  • Cheese Flavorful cheeses

Awards

Luca Maroni 90 Points

An Italian wine expert, famous wine journalist, critic and author, Luca Maroni has also created his own rating system for wines, contributed to wine education and has collaborated with top Italian wineries.

James Suckling 93 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Aged in Oak Barrel 24 Months

This wine has been aged in oak barrel.

Critique Review

Full-bodied with some good structure on the palate and a chewy finish. Drink now, but better in 2021.

James Suckling
More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Sangiovese
Vintage 2016
Region Chianti Classico Riserva
Country ITALY
Winemakers Sabino Russo
Producer Castellani spa
Average age of vines 15 years
Harvest method manual
Fermentation & maceration Completely mature grapes are crushed right after harvest. When the primary fermentation is complete, the wine is stored in Slavonian oak casks where it performs malolactic fermentation and ages for a minimum period of 24 months. It completes its refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months.
Aging 24 months in oak casks, 3 months in bottle
Mouth Attribute Balanced, Medium-bodied
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Floral, Oak, Red Berries
SKU IT140
Our wine is made from specially selected Sangiovese grapes grown in the vineyards of Chianti Classico appellation, the most ancient Chianti area. Castellani is one of the leading Italian private wineries owned by the Castellani Family that in 2018 celebrates the 115th Anniversary since the start of the export activity; today Castellani exports quality Italian wines to 46 countries in the world.