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1999 Melini Chianti Classico (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Cantina Melini   details
Appellation: Chianti Classico - Toscana - Italy (DOCG)
Type: red
Varietal: Sangiovese
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: n/a
Est. Price: US$14.49
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rated (2003 vintage, 750ml bottle) : July 1, 2007 , from a member
" Bright ruby-red. The bouquet is vinous and fragrantwith violets and iris scents and hints of vanilla. The taste is dry, fine and full, pleasantly fruity with an elegant aftertaste of raspberries and almonds. Technical notes Wine Type: Dry Red Grape Type: 90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo Nero, 3% Trebbiano. Country: Italy Region: Tuscany Other text Producer Background: The Melini family constructed their first winery in 1705 in Pontassieve, a village on the outskirts of Florence. Their wine was consumed locally until 1860, when Laborel Melini collaborated in developing the straw-covered glass flask (fiasco), which made it possible for wine to travel safely overseas. Food pairing Hard cheeses, BBQ, grilled vegetables, pasta in meat sauce, pizza, salmon, veal. Related Searches Italy Tuscany Chianti Classico Bolgheri and Bolgheri Sassicai Brunello di Montalcino Carmignano Country: ITALY Region: TUSCANY Sub-Region: CHIANTI CLASSICO Grape Varietal: SANGIOVESE Type: Still wine Reg. 19.89 "
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