Piccini Chianti Classico 1994

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

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Winemaker's Notes

Owners of an estate in the Chianti Classico area, the Piccini family purchase and vinify grapes from local producers, thus ensuring that from the moment of harvesting only the best grapes will be used for their Chianti Classico. During vinification the polyphenols and noble tannins from the grapes will make this a wine of great consistency, with an ample, complex bouquet and elegant, powerful balance.

The red Sangiovese grapes, which constitute the highest percentage in the this wine, give the Chianti Classico its ruby red colour tending to garnet with age, its spicy, berry fruit aroma and elegant, rounded, velvety and well-structured flavour.

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The Piccini winery is located in the heart of the Chianti Classico zone and possesses strong Tuscan traditions. Now in its 126th year of business, the Piccini winery torch has been passed down to the fourth generation of Piccini's. New DOCG wines now complete the entire Tuscan portfolio including Chianti, Chianti Superiore, Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and a new Super Tuscan, Sasso al Poggio and Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino.

Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Sangiovese

Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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