Full Review

Casa Catelli

Casa Catelli
2016 Chianti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Tuscany Chianti Normale

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14% RS: .2%
Certified Organic
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$15.99

Casa Catelli
2016 Chianti DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Tuscany Chianti Normale

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14% RS: .2%
Ruby color. Aromas of cassis, cedar, and stone pine with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and an amusing, medium-length black licorice, dry aged beef, and nutskin finish. A atypical chianti with intriguing pine-like nuance.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: cassis, cedar, and stone pine
Taste Flavor: black licorice, dry aged beef, and nutskin
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A atypical chianti with intriguing pine-like nuance.

The Producer

Casa Catelli

The Producer
Via Delle Conce 35
Lucca, 55100
Italy
39 346-3817792

Tuscany Chianti Normale

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
The Chianti zone, situated between the cities of Florence and Siena in Tuscany, constitutes the zone where a Chianti normale can be produced. The wine is made primarily with Sangiovese, with other grapes in the blend being local varieties such as Canaiolo or Colorino or international varieties such as Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chianti normale is light to medium-bodied with red cherry fruit, moderate tannins and tart acidity; it has always been popular in restaurants, especially as the prices are moderate. Drink young (one to two years of age) with pizza, lighter pastas and simple chicken or pork dishes.