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Frescobaldi Chianti Rufina Riserva Castello Nipozzano 1997

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Chianti Rùfina DOCG Riserva Sangiovese 90%, complementary varieties (Malvasia nera, Colorino, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon), Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina DOCG is one of the historic wines produced at the Castello di Nipozzano. This wine always retains its close relationship with the Castello di Nipozzano terroir. Serving suggestions Barbecued meat and beef stews, aged cheeses. Technical Information Yield/Hectare: 50 hectoliters Harvest period: From September 8th to October 10th 1997 Vineyard practices: Manual Fermentation vats: Stainless steel vats, keeping the diffrent varieties separate Fermentation temperature: < 30° C Length of fermentation: 12 days Length of maceration on the skins: 25 days including alcoholic fermentation Malolactic fermentation: Immediately after the alcoholic fermentation Maturation method: 50% in barriques used more than once and 50% in Slavonian oak casks Length of maturation: 24 months

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Marchesi de' Frescobaldi:
The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of the most significant wine producers in Italy, with nine estates, and more than 1,000 hectares, in Tuscany. The family has been growing wine since the early 14th century, when they became the first in Tuscany to import and plant French vine cuttings. Because they have been producing wines for more than 700 years, to experience Frescobaldi is to glimp... Read more
The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of the most significant wine producers in Italy, with nine estates, and more than 1,000 hectares, in Tuscany. The family has been growing wine since the early 14th century, when they became the first in Tuscany to import and plant French vine cuttings. Because they have been producing wines for more than 700 years, to experience Frescobaldi is to glimpse the history of Florence, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The core wine growing philosophy of the Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi revolves around the integrated relationship among environment, vine, climate, and man’s intervention. They continually upgrade their extensive vineyard holdings, and they craft their wines with the finest combination of traditional and innovative methods. Wine Spectator has ranked many of their offerings in the 90s and their wines are consistently listed in the magazines Top 100 Wines of the Year, encouraging wine enthusiasts from around the globe to become familiar with some of Italy’s finest wines. Visit www.tuscanytonight.com for more information about Marchesi de Frescobaldi wines, Italian recipes, wine and more. Read less

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Chianti Rùfina DOCG Riserva Sangiovese 90%, complementary varieties (Malvasia nera, Colorino, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon), Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina DOCG is one of the historic wines produced at the Castello di Nipozzano. This wine always retains its close relationship with the Castello di Nipozzano terroir. Serving suggestions Barbecued meat and beef stews, aged cheeses. Technical Information Yield/Hectare: 50 hectoliters Harvest period: From September 8th to October 10th 1997 Vineyard practices: Manual Fermentation vats: Stainless steel vats, keeping the diffrent varieties separate Fermentation temperature: < 30° C Length of fermentation: 12 days Length of maceration on the skins: 25 days including alcoholic fermentation Malolactic fermentation: Immediately after the alcoholic fermentation Maturation method: 50% in barriques used more than once and 50% in Slavonian oak casks Length of maturation: 24 months

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