Marchesi De Frescobaldi Castiglioni Chianti 2016
One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly managed by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing They were the first to plants new varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and to adopt new planting, cultivation a wine-making systems in their properties.
Fermentation at 25C in temperature controlled vats for 10 days with 10 days maceration . Malolactic fermentation took place immediately following alcoholic fermentation. The wine was aged in stainless steel tanks for 6 months with microxygenation.
A youthful style of wine with an aroma of fresh fruit and a full, velvety and textured palate.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
Ideal with a slow cooked beef ragu.
Country / Region / Appellation
IT / Tuscany / Toscana IGT