Why we offer this to you ...
Chianti Superiore is a traditional Chianti wine of the Olivi family. This wine is one of our "every day wine" easy to drink and always welcome among our friends
This wine goes well along with a simple pasta dish such as Caccio e Pepe or with a strong fish dish – this wine likes strong spices
What does it taste like ...
Fresh and harmonic, with a nice aroma of cherries. The Merlot makes this Chianti slightly smoother than a regular Chianti Classico which makes it very easy to drink.
Lively, ruby color, intense perfumes, harmonious taste and soft and velvet tannins.
What is it made of ...
85% Sangiovese and 15% Merlot
Drink now through 2015
The grapes are hand-picked in small boxes then immediately transported to the cellar where they undergo a strict selection, both of the bunches and of the single grapes, on two conveyors.
Maceration time of about 20-25 days.
Aged in oak for about 5 months, 2500-liters barrels for the Sangiovese and barriques for the Merlot