* Ruby red, vibrant & inviting
* Sangiovese based wine from the Chianti Classico region
* Sweet violet, red berries and wild cherries with slightly spicy undertones with hints of rosemary and tobacco
* 13% alcohol
Appearance: clear, bright, ruby/garnet, high concentration, rim variation (ruby on the edges), medium/medium plus viscosity
Nose: clean, medium minus intensity, jammy fruits, raisin, blackberry, raspberries, black cherry, dark fruits
Palate: dry/off-dry (a bit of sweetness in the aftertaste), fruits confirm the nose, tobacco, leather, saddle/cowboy scents (no brett), medium alcohol, medium minus acidity, medium tannins, medium plus finish, medium complexity
I tried this Chianti with a mini-burger and it was too strong for the ground beef. It would be more suited to a heavy pasta or an Italian dish with spices that can hold up to this wine. It was also quite fruity without many spices to hold up on its own.