The Rocca di Castagnoli Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico is a first-class red wine. It offers a wonderfully dense, ruby red color. Held at a slight angle, the red wine glass reveals a charming garnet-red hue at the edges. When the glass is swirled, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which can be seen in the clear stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. The bouquet of this red wine from Tuscany delights with notes of damson, plum, morello cherry and black cherry. If we trace the aromas further, oriental spices, black tea and vanilla are added.
On the palate, the Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico from Rocca di Castagnoli opens pleasantly dry, grippy and aromatic. On the palate, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense and fleshy texture. On the finish, this storable red wine from the Tuscan wine-growing region impresses with its considerable length. There are again hints of plum and black cherry.
Vinification of the Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico from Rocca di Castagnoli
The basis for the powerful Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico from Tuscany are grapes from the Canaiolo and Sangiovese grape varieties. The Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico 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. After harvesting, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place at controlled temperatures.
Dining recommendations for the Poggio A'Frati Riserva Chianti Classico from Rocca di Castagnoli
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, stuffed peppers or ossobuco.
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