ALBORE Chianti Classico DOCG - Terre di Perseto
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.
Aging: 24 months minimum, then 3 months in bottle. Aging takes place in stanless steel tanks.
CURIOSITY: why the name «Albóre»? ALBÓRE or THE FIRST LIGHTS OF DAWN is when we get up to start the day in the fields and therefore also the grape harvesting. But the ALBÓRE, the first light, harbinger of the day, is also the light of a new beginning, which sweeps away the darkness of the night.