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vicchiomaggio wines

RIPA DELLE MANDORLE

IGT TOSCANA 

Classification: IGT Toscana
Production Area: Castello Vicchiomaggio, Greve in Chianti
Grape Varieties: Sangiovese & Cabernet Sauvignon


Vinyard Information:

Heavy soil with 30% clay.

Altitude: 255-265 m above sea level.

Single Guyot pruning with 5,000 vines per hectare.



Vinification & Maturation:
Vinification: Sainless steel vats. About 15 days of skin contact.
Maturation: 6-7 months in large oak barrels. 3 months in bottle before leaving our cellar.


Description: Ripa delle Mandorle Rosso is a red wine from the Chianti region and is produced with traditional Sangiovese grape and a part of Cabernet Sauvignon, that contributes with a more exotic flavour. It is a modern wine with an international taste, very versatile, that can be drunk alone or with food.



Tasting Notes: Ruby red colour. On the nose red cherry, red currrant, violet with a touch of mint. Medium body with very good flavour intensity. Tannins are soft and grant drinkability. It has a balsamic refreshing finish.

Food Pairings: Pasta with meat sauce, BBQ, cheese.