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Retromarcia Chianti Classico 2017 Italy

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Retromarcia Chianti Classico 2017 Intense mountain herbs, aromas of cranberry, wild cherry and red plums, anise, spice, and orange peel .Fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well balanced, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish

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Retromarcia Chianti Classico 2017 Italy

Retromarcia Chianti Classico 2017 Intense mountain herbs, aromas of cranberry, wild cherry and red plums, anise, spice, and orange peel .Fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well balanced, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish

Retromarcia is a Chianti Classico made from 100% Sangiovese grapes (since 2010). The grapes come from vineyards consisting of shale (Galestro) 70%, sandstone (Arenaria-Calcare-Pietraforte) 20%, limestone (Alberese) 10%. The vineyards age range from plantings 2003-2010. The vinification and maturation is reminiscent of a more traditional style Chianti Classico; the result is a fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well-balanced wine, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish.

The Italian word Retromarcia means more to us than its literal translation “to back up” or “to reverse”, it has been our aim to produce intensely typical and expressive wines from Tuscany’s historic zone – Chianti Classico, using only traditional grapes. With the name Retromarcia, we are emphasizing a return to the natural elegance and charm of Sangiovese.

Chianti Classico DOCG
100% Estate grown fruit, integralmente prodotto e imbottigliato, since 2010
Panzano in Chianti
South
Sangiovese (100%), since 2010
4,000 kilos per hectare
45,000 – 54,000 – 750mL, 500 – 1,5L
Fermentation and maceration on skins in a combination of concrete and stainless steel vats
Average of 23 days
Allowed to rise to a maximum of 30°C
Natural, in oak
18 months in large casks, non-lined concrete (30%) and used Tonneaux
No
Fining in the bottle (min. of 3 months)
Pleasurable to drink upon release, but can also be aged for greater complexity (minimum 10 years)
Deep, ruby red with hints of purple
Intense mountain herbs, aromas of cranberry, wild cherry and red plums, anise, spice, and orange peel
Fresh and fruity, medium-bodied, well balanced, with a nice structure, juicy acidity and a long finish

18°C
Typical Tuscan dishes, medium aged cheeses
13.0 – 13.5%

 

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Country

Chianti, Italy

Price

$20 – $50

Varietal

Sangiovese

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