Discovering the wine region of Chianti Classico
The wine region of Chianti Classico is located in the region of Chianti of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Castello di Ama or the Domaine Bindi Sergardi produce mainly wines red and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chianti Classico are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chianti Classico often reveals types of flavors of cherry, black fruit or raspberry and sometimes also flavors of violet, forest floor or blueberry.
In the mouth of Chianti Classico is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 697 estates and châteaux in the of Chianti Classico, producing 1559 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Chianti Classico go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or poultry.