Chianti of the Florentine hills

Chianti dei Co

It’s a production area identified from the first delimitation of the Chianti region in 1932. It covers a fasc “ia of gently rolling hills and traditionally suited to the production of excellent wines and affects the territory of eighteen municipalities, including Florence. Conditions production of Chianti Colli Fiorentini are more restrictive than the general designation Chianti, for example: yield per hectare does not exceed 56 hectoliters of wine, there is a greater need for maturation before being marketed that can not take place before the month of June following the harvest, all oriented to research and identify genuine quality in the wine character land that produces it. Consorzio Chianti Colli Fiorentini Firenze, is the brainchild of a group of growers who have joined forces to promote the area and wine of the Chianti area, with qualified production and dissemination of the name and image. The mark that distinguishes the production of the member companies of the Consortium is the Lion of the tower of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, symbolically united by the glass of Chianti Colli Fiorentini.

Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG

Red wine produced in the hills around Florence, along the ‘Arno and the Val di Pesa, in various municipalities including famous are Impruneta Road. according to the specifications of Chianti Colli Fiorentini, without excessive intervention of characterization. The intention of the technical staff, the wine, it must have the characteristics of easy to drink, suitable for foods and everyday occasions. This search for simplicity and frankness makes a Chianti ‘old-fashioned’.

Color: deep purple, transparent but consistent.

Scent: flowery and spicy, vinous, intense and persistent.

Analysis taste: dry, full, quite tannic.

Alcohol content: 12,5% Vol

Composition: 88% Sangiovese, Canaiolo 8%, Malvasia Red and White 4%

Serving temperature: 16 °

June 23, 2021