Behind the name of the grape variety Supertuscan Bellezza Chianti Classico Gran Selezione of Castello di Gabbiano hides the importance of beauty, which is also reflected in the wine.
With an intense, dark ruby red, this Italian wine presents itself in the glass. The expressive bouquet pampers with filigree aromas of ripe red berries, citrus fruits - accompanied by notes of spices and vanilla. On the palate, this red wine convinces with its complexity and complexity with spicy aromas and a hint of tobacco. The typical concise acidity of Sangiovese gives this wine a certain freshness and harmonizes wonderfully with the elegant, silky tannins. This red wine concludes with a long-lasting reverberation.
Vinification of the Castello di Gabbiano Bellezza Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
The Sangiovese grapes come from 12-year-old vines and grow in the best locations of Castello di Gabbiano. The careful harvesting and strict selection in the wine cellar are carried out exclusively by hand. After pressing the material, the mash is fermented in small stainless steel tanks. After completion of the fermentation process, this wine is stored for 14-16 months in small and large French oak barrels (80% secondary, 20% new).
Food recommendation for Bellezza Castello di Gabbiano
Enjoy this dry red wine from Italy goes with game, pasta with truffle, lamb, ripe cheese and strong dishes. But also solo in a large burgundy chalice, this wine is a real treat. We recommend decanting this red wine.
Awards for the Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Bellezza Castello di Gabbiano
- Mundus Vini: Gold for 2013
- Michael Godel: 93 points for 2013
|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,1|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||0,8|
|Sub region:||Chianti Classico DOCG (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , typical national evening , surprise connoisseurs , Romantic Dinner , Christmas|
|Ageing in:||small barrel , large wood|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||Gran Selezione , DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita|
|Awards:||Mundus Vini - Gold|
|Soil:||Lime , clay|
|Maturation:||French Oak , Barrique 225 l|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||16|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , Citrus Fruit , spicy|
|Mouthfeel/ Texture:||silky , dense|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||Old World , classic|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||Burgundy glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Castello di Gabbiano - Via di Gabbiano 22 - 50024 Mercatale Val di Pesa (FI) - Italien|