Wine Geografico, "Montegiachi" Riserva, Chianti Classico DOCG, 2012
Reviews of purchase Geografico, "Montegiachi" Riserva, Chianti Classico DOCG, 2012
Wine Color - ruby red.
Taste wine, dry and slightly tannic, with intense tones of cherry and leather. Traced light wood shades.
The aroma of wine a rich, generous, with hints of violets, plum jam, cherries, tobacco leaf and liquorice.
Wine is served with meat, pasta, Tuscan dishes and a cheese board.
Geografico, Chianti Classico "Contessa Di Radda " DOCG - Chianti red wine. For special bouquet in his recipe to the base of Sangiovese berry varieties Colorino and Canaiolo were added. This gives the wine an intense violet-fruity aroma and distinctive taste rather dry, tannic. At the end of the harvest, the berries are subjected to traditional vinification at a controlled temperature, followed by aging in barrels for 18 months. Chianti Classico "Contessa Di Radda" recommended to the filing with the traditional dishes of Tuscany, meat paste and cheese products.
Cooperative Agricoltori del Chianti Geografico was founded in 1961 by 17 winemakers, who have joined together to improve the quality of its products and strengthening its distribution, as well as to protect the identity of the Chianti Classico wine region. 60s were not just for the winemakers. The merger meant the opportunity to combine their efforts when dealing with quality wines, reducing the cost of production and co-construction of the distribution network. This initially each manufacturer had the possibility to produce wine under its own label. Only with the passage of time, manufacturers moved away from this practice and co-op created their own brands, which has made significant progress.
In recent years, Geographic cooperative has achieved excellent results, becoming one of the fastest growing companies in Italy. At the moment, the number of co-op member manufacturers has exceeded 200 people, in addition, first-class oenologists and technicians working in the company. At present, the company run by Lucas Romeo and Marco Toti.
cooperative ownership situated in the most prestigious area of Tuscany, their area is 571 hectares, of which a large part is classified as DOCG. Chianti Classico is produced from 250 hectares of vineyards in the southern part of the region, at an altitude of between 280 and 600 meters above sea level. The purpose of the cooperative - is the production of wines that fit the traditions of different regions of Tuscany, as well as the use of technical innovations which could contribute to the quality of the wines.
Currently, all the cooperative ownership divided among four farms. Main, Geografico, is located in Gaiole in Chianti, the Castello Tricherki - in Montalcino Borgo Alla Terra - San Gimignano and Le Preselle - in the town of the same name.