Rocca delle Macie Chianti Riserva

Region Tuscany, Italy
Grape Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Style Red
Brand Rocca delle Macie

General information:
The late Italo Zingarelli, a highly-acclaimed Italian film producer best known for his classic spaghetti westerns, purchased Rocca delle Macìe properties in Castellina in Chianti in 1973 and thus embarked on a career as one of Chianti Classico’s more
unlikely wine producers. Thanks to his dedication and passion and that of his son Sergio, who now oversees the property, Rocca delle Macìe has become one of Tuscany’s leading wine estates.

Variety: 90% Sangiovese, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Origin: Tuscany, Italy

Aging: After careful selection, the grapes from Rocca delle Macie estates are vinified in the traditional method of Chianti Classico. Once the fermentation is complete, the wine is matured in oak barrels for at least 2 years then bottled. It remains in the bottle for a minimum of 3 months to mature before being released.

Vinification:
Alcohol: 13,5 % vol.

Tasting notes:
Colour: Ruby red tending towards garnet

Aroma: Rich, intense and complex

Palate: Dry, soft, gently tannic with good structure

The late Italo Zingarelli, a highly-acclaimed Italian film producer best known for his
classic spaghetti westerns, purchased Rocca delle Macie properties in Castellina in Chianti in 1973 and thus embarked on a career as one of Chianti Classico’s more unlikely wine producers. Thanks to his dedication and passion and that of his son
Sergio, who now oversees the property, Rocca delle Macie has become one of Tuscany’s leading wine estates.

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