About the wine estate

ALBORE Chianti Classico DOCG

Score is an average of two or more recognised professional reviews
Tasting notes:Ruby red in color, with a lovely complexity perceived in the nose. It has a dense fruit core with notes of violet, iris and spices. Complex, savory and elegant, with a well-balanced body, smooth tannins and a pleasant freshness. SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: Roasted and stewed red, white and game meat; steak or bbq grilled meats; cured meat or charcuterie; lasagna; fish dishes cooked in a rich tomato sauce; aged or strong blue cheeses with soft or hard paste (like stilton); spicy, ethnic and savory dishes.

Falstaff: 91/100 points 
Gilbert et Gaillard: Gold Medal 
Decanter: Bronze Medal

Soil exposure: South-West
Soil: limestone
Age of the vines: 10-20 years old	

Harvest: by hand only 

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese 	

Aging: 24 months minimum, then 3 months in bottle.

Alcoholic content: 13,5%

Winemaking: Fermentation at a controlled temperature with repeated pumping-over and délestage (rack and return); maceration for 15-25 days (depending on the year).
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese
  • Wine styles: Medium-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 13.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Creamy, Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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