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  • Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
  • This is an aged Chianti from the Classico area, the oldest and most authentic of Chianti vineyards and is made by the Melini Winery who have produced Chiantis for centuries. This medium bodied red shows flavours of ripe cherries, plums and spices with a long, intense finish. With ripe tannins, this food wine is made for red meats and hearty tomato based sauces.

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Allergy Information

  • Contains: CONTAINS: Sulphites.
  • CONTAINS: Sulphites.

Tasting Notes

  • This medium red shows flavours of ripe cherries, plums and spices with a long, intense finish.

Region of Origin

Tuscany

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.1

ABV

13.5% vol

Current Vintage

2009

Producer

GIV SpA

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Alessandro Zanette

Country

Italy

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Spicy & medium bodied

Grape Variety

Sangiovese, other complementary variety admitted in Chianti Classico DOCG

Vinification Details

  • The grapes for the Finest Chianti Classico Riserva are taken from carefully selected parcels, picked from the Chianti Classico Riserva zone between Florence and Sienna. Following traditional fermentation, the wine is aged in wood for a certain period to further enhance the elegant flavours and complexity of this classic wine.

History

  • The Chianti Classico area is the oldest and most authentic of Chianti vineyards. This classic wine is made by the Melini winery who have successfully produced Chiantis for centuries.

Regional Information

  • Tesco Finest Chianti Classico comes from the Chianti Classico area, situated between Florence and Siena, in the central part of the Tuscany.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Storage

Store in a cool dry place.

Wine of

Italy

Produced in

Italy

Number of uses

6

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75cl

Nutrition

Typical Values100 ml contains125 ml
Energy322.12kJ (77.67kcal)402.65kJ (97.09kcal)
Carbohydrate.15g.19g
Sugars.15g.19g
Salt.00.00g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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