|Chianti Classico DOCG|
Wine characteristics are: bright ruby color tending to garnet with aging; vinous aroma, with a scent of sweet violet, and pronounced finesse in the aging stage; harmonious, dry, flavorful, slightly tannic taste, which refines with time to velvety soft; minimum alcohol: 12 %. Chianti Classico is put on the market starting October 1st of the first year after harvest. There is a Riserva qualification for the wine that reaches 12.5% of alcohol content after a compulsory aging period of two years in barrels and at least three months in bottle. When young, Chianti Classico goes well with grilled red meats; mature, it is excellent with game and the most robust dishes.