Wine Melini, "San Lorenzo", Chianti DOCG
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Reviews of purchase Melini, "San Lorenzo", Chianti DOCG
Wine bright ruby-red color.
The wine mellow and balanced taste with a good structure, tones of cherry and red fruits. In the long aftertaste - the nuances of berries and almonds.
The wine has a characteristic spicy aroma with notes of red and black berries (raspberries, blackberries, cherries), combined with floral notes.
The wine goes well with grilled meat, poultry, lamb, pizza, pasta with red sauce, cheese.
"San Lorenzo" - a classic Chianti from the dominant blend of Sangiovese Grosso, and a small proportion of other red varieties. Grapes were collected in October, three or four days takes predfermentatsionnaya cold maceration, fermentation is then carried out at a controlled temperature of about 28 ° C with frequent agitation of the wort. The wine is aged in small oak barrels.
Melini wine house was founded in 1705 on the outskirts of Florence, in the village of Pontassieve. Melini wine immediately became famous for their high quality, but until the middle of the XIX century they were delivered only to the domestic market, while in 1865, Alfredo Laborel Melini has not created a woven straw wafer bottle, allowing safe transport of wine abroad. In 1877, the Chamber of Commerce of Florence Melini awarded a diploma and a gold medal for the development and strengthening of the vast markets of Tuscan wines abroad. House Melini has confirmed its excellent reputation, and still produces some of the best-selling wines in the world. At the beginning of the XX century Melini to expand their holdings and bought about 200 hectares of vineyards in the Chianti Classico, and built a new winery in Gadzhiano di Poggibonsi, where they remain to this day. Melini is a part of GRUPPO ITALIANO VINI ("Group of Italian wines").