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Viticcio – Chianti Classico DOCG

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot

Winemaking Alcoholic fermentation at 26-30°C in stainless steel and maceration for 15 days.

Aging 12 months in barriques & Slavonian Oak Barrels

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Brilliant ruby red in color, on the nose this wine offers scents of red fruits, plums, and violets. Also evident are notes of blond tobacco, graphite, damp underbrush, and toasty notes. On the palate, it is pleasantly refreshing, with elegant and balanced tannins that leave a long finish of toasted and bitter cacao notes, which come from aging in wood. Will age well for eight years or more

Overall Brilliant & Balanced

Mouthfeel Composed with Lingering Tannins

Aromas Red Fruits, Plums, Violet, Toasted Cacao, Underbrush, Tobacco

Selling Point History & Passion in One Delicious Bottle

Pairings Short Rib Pappardelle, Stewed Beef in Red Wine Sauce

Sustainability Certified Organic t, Biodynamic In Practice t

The Story

This is the winery’s most historic wine, the first Viticcio label. The 2018 vintage marks the 53rd anniversary of its very first wine. Made with a blend of Sangiovese grapes selected from all of Viticcio's vineyards, the entire winery plays a part in preserving its history.

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About Viticcio

Brand Story

Viticcio has been making wines since 1964, among the rolling hills of Greve in Chianti, in the very heart of Chianti Classico. The winery has grown to encompass 120 hectares of estate-owned land among the hills of Chianti Classico and Maremma.


Brand Story

Viticcio has been making wines since 1964, among the rolling hills of Greve in Chianti, in the very heart of Chianti Classico. The winery has grown to encompass 120 hectares of estate-owned land among the hills of Chianti Classico and Maremma.

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