The barrel-aged Riserva di Fizzano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione from the wine-growing region of Tuscany reveals a dense ruby red in the glass, with a color transition to garnet red. When the wine glass is swirled, this red wine reveals a high level of density and richness, which can be seen in the strong stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. Poured into a red wine glass, this red wine from Italy reveals wonderfully expressive aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, blackberry and mulberry, rounded off with black tea, cocoa bean and cinnamon, which are contributed by the ageing in wooden barrels.
This dry red wine from Rocca delle Macìe is just the thing for wine lovers who would prefer to have 0.0 grams of residual sugar in their wine. The Riserva di Fizzano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione comes very close to this, as it was produced with just 3 grams of residual sugar. On the palate, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense and fleshy texture. The Riserva di Fizzano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione is extraordinarily fresh and lively on the palate thanks to its concise fruit acidity. The finish of this mature red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region impresses with a beautiful aftertaste.
Vinification of the Riserva di Fizzano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione from Rocca delle Macìe
This powerful red wine from Italy is made from the Colorino and Sangiovese grape varieties. After harvesting, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small wooden vats at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by ageing for several months in French oak barriques.
Recommendation for the Riserva di Fizzano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione from Rocca delle Macìe
This Italian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It goes perfectly with pumpkin casserole, cabbage roulades or vegetable stew with pesto.