Full Review

1758

1758
2015 Chianti Riserva DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta

Category: Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$30

1758
2015 Chianti Riserva DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta

Category: Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 13%
Clear dark ruby color. Earthy aromas and flavors of shredded beet and rhubarb salad, dill, charcoal, tomate de arbol, star anise, and mixed peppercorns with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium body and a tingling, medium-long finish that exhibits accents of marinara and toast with crunchy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A savory, earthy Chianti with shining acidity to stand up to robust, hearty meals.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Savory & Old World
Aroma Aroma: shredded beet and rhubarb salad, dill, charcoal, tomate de arbol, star anise, and mixed peppercorns
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of marinara and toast
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food
Recipes Pairing: Ravioli Marinara, Fettuccini Alfredo, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A savory, earthy Chianti with shining acidity to stand up to robust, hearty meals.

The Importer

Votto Vines Importing, Inc.

The Importer
1004 Sherman Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
USA
1 203-910-8210

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Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Chianti Riserva is a Chianti wine that has been aged longer in wood and in the cellar. The exact aging period differs with the specific Chianti zone (there are seven in total, along with Chianti Classico). A typical release period for a Chianti Riserva is two years after the harvest ( a non-Riserva can be released as early as six to eight months after harvest).

Asa Riserva is aged longer in wood, a producer will make certain that a Riserva is a "better" wine than his Chianti normale; in other words, a richer, more complex Chianti, one that can drink well for five to seven years or more.

A Chianti Riserva can stand up to richer foods than a Chianti normale; pair with rich red meats, game and aged cheeses.