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Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, Bichi Borghesi, Tuscany 2015/16 75cl

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COUNTRY: Italy
VINTAGE: 2015/16
APV: 14%
GRAPE VARIETIES: Sangiovese
FOODS: Elaborate dishes, rich pastas, red meats, game, roasts, aged cheeses, stews
REGION: Tuscany
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Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, Bichi Borghesi, Tuscany 2015/16 75cl

A full flavoured wine with distinctly earthy tones. Lots of cherry fruit  nose, followed by a substantial breadth on the palate and good length on the finish.

Region: From vineyards around the winery in Scorgiano on the northern border of Montagnola Senese.

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Sangiovese

Sangiovese dominates red wine making in central Italy. Its name is said to derive from ‘sanguis Jovus’, or the ‘blood of Jove’. Giacomo Tachis once said that the story of Tuscan wine is the story of Sangiovese and the way in which it has adapted to different soils and climates. This story has become all the more compelling in the past two decades as the higher yielding clones of the post war years, planted in lesser sites (as volume was prized over quality in the 1950s, a time when there was a shortage of wine) have given way to lower vigour clones with smaller berries and looser bunches. The last two decades have seen it emerge as one of the greatest grapes of the peninsula, especially as top producers like Isole e Olena, Fontodi, Costanti and others have used a massal rather than a clonal selection to re-plant their vineyards. This gives them clones that perform well in their own soil and climate, an important consideration with an unstable and temperamental variety like Sangiovese. It is far more sensitive to site, and far less clonally stable, than other temperamental varieties like Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo. Better clones, better vineyard management, lower yields and a more discerning eye to quality have all resulted in a proliferation of high quality wines emerging from Chianti. The rest of the world has noticed, and promising plantings, with the newer clones, can now also be found in California and Australia‘s Heathcote region.
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