Castiglioni Chianti 2008

Кастильони Кианти 2008

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Frescobaldi (Фрескобалди)
Italy (Италия) 
Sub Region:
Sangiovese (Санджовезе)

Merlot (Мерло)
€ 10.23  
Added by demiro
13 Mar 2011

Winemaker's notes:
Castiglioni exhibits a dense, purple-flecked ruby. Intense, well-defined fragrances spring from the nose, wild red berryfruit and bright cherry emerging first, then darker notes of dried plum and raspberry. Supple tannins and a bright acidity contribute to a fine balance and velvet mouthfeel, while emphatic notes of tasty fruit return on a long-lingering finale.

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How to drink it
Food: Chicken, Chicken Smoked, Couscous, Duck, Ham, Lamb (Grilled, Broiled), Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Pasta with Vegetables, Pizza, Quiche, Rabbit, Sausage, Spicy Chinese, Steak (Grilled, Broiled), Tuna, Turkey, Veal
Cheese: Gouda, Gruyere, Pecorino Toscano
Temperature: 16-18 °C
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