Tesco Finest Chianti Riserva 75Cl
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Chianti Riserva DOC. Produce of Italy.
Deep ruby colour. A smooth, elegant and velvety wine, with powerful aromas of ripe cherry, hints of spice and woody notes. Soft tannins and a long finish. Produced from prime Sangiovese grapes grown in vineyards located in the Chianti region of Tuscany. After a long fermentation, the wine is aged for a minimum of two years. Serve at room temperature with tasty dishes such as roasted red meats, stew or hard cheeses.
- Contains: Sulphites
- Contains Egg & Sulphites
An intense ruby red wine with aromas of plum and cherry. Well-structured and smooth with a long finish.
|Region of Origin||Tuscany|
|Type of Closure||Natural Cork|
|Wine Maker||Antonella Conti|
|Taste Category||D Fruity and full-bodied|
The grapes for the Finest Chianti Riserva were harvested by hand and using machinery to ensure only the best were selected. Following a traditional fermentation the wine was then aged in oak barrels for about 12 months giving it a smooth and elegant complexity. Riserva quality is only produced in the best years and it denotes a wine that has been aged for at least 24 months so the wine has a hint of oak on the finish.
Piccini's story began in 1882 with Angiolo Piccini, who owned only 7 ha of vineyards in the Chianti area. Even today, Piccini is still 100% family owned by Mario and Martina Piccini who mark the 4th generation. Piccini is one of the few wineries in Italy that has a female winemaker. In one of the most traditionally male-dominated industries Antonella has had huge success producing world-class wines and winning international acclaim.
This Chianti Riserva was produced using Sangiovese and Merlot grapes grown on the rolling vineyards located in the famous Chianti region in Tuscany. These hills are thought to be the centre of Italian wine-making and it is here that the Sangiovese grape thrives.
This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 3 years
Alcohol Unit Other Text:
9.8 UK Units per bottle
1.6 UK Units per 125ml glass
Know Your Limits
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed:
Men: 3-4 units daily
Women: 2-3 units daily
- Store in a cool dry place. Once opened, keep refrigerated and consume within 2
- days and by 'use by' date shown.
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|Typical Values||100ml contain||Each glass (125ml) contains|
|Energy||311kJ (75kcal)||389kJ (94kcal)|
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