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ALBORE Chianti Classico DOCG RISERVA

Score is an average of two or more recognised professional reviews
Description
Tasting notes: With a rich ruby ​​red color, it is a ripe wine of refined depth. Intense bouquet with a delicate sensation of red berry fruits, spices, vanilla, hints of smoked wood. Elegant, full-bodied and fragrant on the palate. An excellent and pleasant acidity on the palate, with sumptuous but smooth tannins. Intense and long finish. 
AWARDS/PRIZES WON – ALBORE RISERVA YEAR 2013: 
--Wine Advocate Robert Parker: 88/100 points 
--Decanter: Silver Medal 
--Gilbert et Gaillard: 90/100 points 
--FISAR: Golden Papillon
Cru: Canali (300 m. a.s.l.) 
Soil exposure: South-West
Soil: limestone/Alberese type
Age of the vines: 10-20 years old	
Vines per hectar: 4000-5000
Pruning/Growing system: «Cordone speronato»  (pruned-spur cordon-trained vines)
Harvest: by hand only 
Grape varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon 	
Aging: for 30 months (with a long period in French oak barrels holding 500 liters, followed by 6 months of aging in bottle).
Alcoholic content: 14,5%
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 14.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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