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Castello di Gabbiano Chianti 2013

Castello di Gabbiano Chianti 2013

Sku: 066027

Gabbiano Chianti DOCG is a traditional blend of primarily Sangiovese grapes, but also includes small amounts of Canaiolo, Trebbiano, and Colorino grapes. The DOCG designation means this Chianti meets the rigorous winemaking standards set by Italian law and guarantees that the wine is produced using the highest quality of traditional winemaking methods. Only 21 zones in Italy have the prestigious honor of being recognized as meeting the DOCG requirements. After aging for six months in large stainless-steel tanks, the Gabbiano DOCG wine rests for another six months in the bottle before being released.

Medium-bodied and smooth with great mouth-watering, acidity for a wide range of dishes, from pasta in tomato sauce to spicy sausages.

Wine maker notes
This wine is clear, bright and ruby-red in color. The bouquet is reminiscent of ripe plums spiced with pepper and wood nuances. The first sip reveals invigorating flavors of sour cherry, blackberry, and spice followed by a dry vivid finish. This Chianti is bold enough to complement rich and spicy pasta dishes, and is also perfect with tangy chicken or gourmet pizza.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Chianti
Grape Varietal: Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
Classification: DOCG

Reg. $8.99

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Name: Gwk from Miami
Under $10 can't go wrong - perfect pizza wine. Simple but satisfying for sure. Does not taste cheap.