The Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva from Rocca delle Macìe in Tuscany reveals a dense, purple-red color in the wine glass. Held at a slight angle, this barrel-aged wine shows a transition in color towards garnet red at the edges. After the first swirl, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which is evident in the clear stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. The first nose of the Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva reveals blackberries, mulberries and blueberries. The fruity aspects of the bouquet are joined by notes of barrel ageing such as vanilla, oriental spices and gingerbread spice.
On the palate, the Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva from Rocca delle Macìe opens wonderfully dry, grippy and aromatic. On the palate, the texture of this powerful red wine is wonderfully fleshy and dense. Thanks to the balanced fruit acidity, the Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva flatters the palate with a pleasing sensation without lacking freshness. The finish of this red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region delights with a beautiful aftertaste.
Vinification of the Rocca delle Macìe Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva
This powerful red wine from Italy is made from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino and Sangiovese grape varieties. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are transported to the press house as quickly as possible. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small oak barrels at controlled temperatures. At the end of fermentation, the Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva is matured for a few months in French oak barriques.
Recommended pairing for the Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Riserva from Rocca delle Macìe
This Italian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is the perfect accompaniment to duck breast with sugar snap peas, ossobuco or boeuf bourguignon.
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