Top 100 red wines of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Chianti Colli Fiorentini of Chianti as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Chianti Colli Fiorentini and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

The wine region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini is located in the region of Chianti of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Fattoria Castelvecchio or the Domaine Poggio Arioso produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chianti Colli Fiorentini often reveals types of flavors of earthy, red fruit or non oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, oak or red fruit.

In the mouth of Chianti Colli Fiorentini is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 44 estates and châteaux in the of Chianti Colli Fiorentini, producing 71 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Chianti Colli Fiorentini go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or poultry.

Discover the grape variety: Corvina

Its precise origin is unknown, it has been cultivated for a very long time in northern Italy. It can be found in Switzerland, Australia, Argentina, ... in France it is almost unknown. It should not be confused with the Corvinone, another Italian grape variety. It should be noted that the Corvina is related to the Rondinella and the Refosco dal Peduncolo rosso.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

red wines from the region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or poultry such as recipes of meat and goat pie, osso buco or ham and cheese cake.

News from the vineyard of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

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Decanter World Wine Awards winners available at Marks & Spencer

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