Banfi Chianti Classico 2019 - 750ml

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91pts Wine Spectator

Ranked #2 Pick - Wine Spectator's Top Values of 2021

Pure flavors of strawberry and cherry are the hallmarks of this expressive Chianti Classico, with earth, wild herb and tobacco accents adding depth as this firms up on the lingering finish. Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Winemaker Notes

The Banfi Chianti Classico is an intense mauve red. Rich flavors of cherry and leather. Supple tannins and good acidity. Perfect accompaniment to a wide variety of foods, including red-sauced pastas, grilled meats and roasts.

Vineyards: Chianti Classico zone located between Florence and Siena. The soil is calcareous and well-structured.

Winemaking: Fermentation takes place with a traditional skin contact of 8-10 days. A short wood aging in large casks of French oak follows. Bottling is carried out in the summer following the harvest.

Tasting Notes: Color: Ruby-red. Bouquet: Intense with notes of cherries, plums, and violets. Taste: Rich flavors of cherry and leather. Supple tannins and good acidity.

Food Pairing: Perfect accompaniment to a wide variety of foods, including red-sauced pastas, grilled meats and roasts.