The Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum from Castello di Nipozzano in Tuscany reveals a bright ruby red color when swirled in the glass. If you tilt the glass slightly, you can see the color of this barrel-aged wine transition towards garnet red at the edges. When swirling the glass, you can perceive a perfect balance in this red wine, as it is neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. Poured into a red wine glass, this red wine from the Old World reveals wonderfully elegant and complex aromas of black cherry, pear, blackcurrant and plum, rounded off with vanilla, black tea and oriental spices from the barrel ageing process.
This Italian wine impresses with its elegantly dry taste. It was bottled with just 1.6 grams of residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine from the Icon wine segment, this Italian wine naturally delights with the finest balance despite its dryness. Aroma does not necessarily need a lot of sugar. Thanks to its vital fruit acidity, the Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum is wonderfully fresh and lively on the palate. The finish of this mature red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region is impressive with a remarkable aftertaste.
Vinification of the Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum from Castello di Nipozzano
The basis for the balanced Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum from Tuscany are grapes from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino, Malvasia Nera, Merlot and Sangiovese grape varieties. The Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Italian wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. When they are perfectly ripe, the grapes for the Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum are harvested exclusively by hand without the help of coarse and less selective harvesters. After manual harvesting, the grapes are immediately taken to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks and small wooden barrels at controlled temperatures. The fermentation is followed by 24 months of ageing in oak barrels.
Dining recommendations for the Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina 3.0 l double magnum from Castello di Nipozzano
This Italian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is the perfect accompaniment to lamb ragout with chickpeas and dried figs, duck breast with sugar snaps or red onions stuffed with couscous and apricots.