Ormanni Chianti Gran Selezione 2016
Type: Red Wine
Grape(s): 100% Sangiovese
Wine Region: Tuscany, Italy
Tasting Notes: A traditional wine long matured in wooden barrels. It has a red ruby colour with garnet hints, rich fragrance, with mature red fruit and tobacco notes. Velvety tannin. It has a long and persistent taste of great finesse.
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 10-12 days at a controlled temperature.Then aged 16 months in oak.
The 13th Century Ormanni estate is located right in the heart of Chianti, between the towns of Poggibonsi and Castellina in Chianti. Proof of the incredible heritage of this Tuscan property can be found in Dante Alighieri’s “Divina Commedia”,where the Ormanni family is mentioned. For the last 200 years the estate has been owned by the Brini Batacchi family.The Ormanni property covers an area of 242 ha of land, 68 of which are vineyards dedicated principally to the cultivation of Sangiovese.
Suggested food and wine pairing: Cured meats, pasta with ragout.