More information about Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico DOCG 1,5 l Magnum - Rocca delle Macìe
The powerful Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l magnum from Rocca delle Macìe comes into the glass with a dense purple color. After the first swirl, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which can be seen in the clear stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. On the nose, this Rocca delle Macìe red wine reveals all kinds of blackberries. As if that were not already impressive, the ageing in small wooden barrels adds further aromas such as vanilla, toasted wood and cloves.
The Rocca delle Macìe Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum is wonderfully dry for the wine drinker. This red wine is never coarse or austere, as you would expect from an iconic wine segment. The texture of this powerful red wine is wonderfully dense on the palate. The finish of this red wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region, which is capable of maturing well, impresses with a remarkable aftertaste.
Vinification of the Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum from Rocca delle Macìe
The powerful Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum from Italy is a cuvée made from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Colorino and Sangiovese grape varieties. The Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum is an Old World wine through and through, as this Italian wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are quickly taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small wooden vats at controlled temperatures. Once fermentation is complete, the powerful Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum is aged for several months in French oak barrels.
Dining recommendations for the Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum from Rocca delle Macìe
This Italian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It goes perfectly with ossobuco, boiled veal with beans and tomatoes or lamb ragout with chickpeas and dried figs.
Awards for the Tenuta Sant'Alfonso Chianti Classico 1.5 l Magnum from Rocca delle Macìe
This wine from Tuscany not only impresses us, but also well-known wine journalists have awarded it 90 points and more. Among the ratings are for the 2019 vintage
- James Suckling - 93 points
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