Chianti Gentilesco DOCG, Cantina Bonacchi

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Producer
Cantina Bonacchi
Grape Varieties
Sangiovese
Optimum Drinking
Within 3 years
Wine Style
Soft medium bodied fruity red
Alcohol by Volume
12.5%
Closure
Natural Cork
Country
Italy
Style / Colour
Red

 

Tasting notes

A ruby red wine with concentrated aromas of cherry fruit. Soft and medium-bodied with a smooth, fresh fruit palate. An uncomplicated, very drinkable wine.

Producer note

Cantina Bonacchi, has been making fine Tuscan wines for three generations. The wines are produced from 40 hectares in the Chianti Montalbano and Chianti Classico areas, as well as from 10 hectares divided between Montalcino and Sant'Antimo. They also own 20 hectares in the more recent Montecucco DOC. Modern technology and family expertise enables Bonacchi to offer excellent products from their four estates in Tuscany.

Vineyard note

Sourced from vineyards in the provinces of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pistoia and Pisa.

Soil

Marl and limestone.

Viticulture

Cordon spur trained vines.

Vinification

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks with 8 days maceration on the skins and 9 days malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged in tank and released for sale in the March following the vintage.

Grape

Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 5%, Malvasia Nera 5%

Food match

Grilled red meats and full-flavoured tomato based pasta dishes.

The technical information on this wine is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. This information may be subject to change according to vintage

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