2017 Chianti Classico Riserva, Casaloste

£34.95

Experience Chianti Classico Riserva Casaloste, a powerful and full-bodied wine from Tuscany. Intense ruby-red colour, complex bouquet of fruity and wood notes, and a velvety palate with balanced acidity and sweet tannins. Perfect with grilled steak, game dishes, and aged cheeses.

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Description

Chianti Classico Riserva Casaloste is a powerful wine predominantly made from Sangiovese grapes, complemented by other red varieties. It undergoes a controlled vinification process and ages for at least 18 months in oak barriques. The wine exhibits an intense ruby-red colour and a complex bouquet with harmonious fruity and wood notes. On the palate, it is velvety and harmonious, with a perfect balance of acidity and sweet tannins. Best enjoyed after 5 years of harvest, it pairs well with grilled steak, game dishes, and aged hard cheeses. The annual production is limited to 7,000 bottles.

History and Winemaking

Chianti Classico Riserva Casaloste hails from the renowned wine region of Tuscany, Italy. This powerful wine is crafted mainly from Sangiovese grapes, with the addition of other red varieties to enhance its complexity. The vinification process is meticulously controlled, ensuring the highest quality. The wine then ages for a minimum of 18 months in oak barriques, allowing it to develop its rich flavours and complex bouquet.

The Casaloste estate takes great pride in its limited production, focusing on quality over quantity. Each bottle reflects the dedication and expertise of the winemaking team, resulting in a wine that truly represents the essence of Chianti Classico.

Tasting Notes

Chianti Classico Riserva Casaloste features an intense ruby-red colour. The complex bouquet reveals a harmonious blend of fruity and wood notes. On the palate, the wine is velvety and harmonious, offering a perfect balance of acidity and sweet tannins. The finish is long and satisfying, making it a memorable wine experience.

Pairings

This powerful and full-bodied wine pairs beautifully with grilled steak, game dishes, and aged hard cheeses. Its robust flavour profile complements the richness of these foods, enhancing the overall dining experience.

Extra Information

– Region: Tuscany, Italy
– Grape: Sangiovese
– Alcohol: 14.5%
– Style: Powerful & Full

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