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Cecchi Chianti Classico Storia di Famiglia 2021 750ml
SKU: 10072394

Cecchi Chianti Classico Storia di Famiglia 2021

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750ml
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Origin Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand Cecchi
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
#59 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2023
Intense ruby red in color, which tends to garnet through ageing. Refined to the nose, its flavor is intense and persistent, its structure is broad and of great balance and harmony.
Blend: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino

In 1893, after several years of experience as an assistant in the cellars of the most famous commercial vineyards in the area, Luigi Cecchi set up his own business as a wine taster and broker. His efforts were soon rewarded with success, extending beyond the region of Siena. Over the years, Luigi's other three sons, Mariano, Natale and Francesco started working with their father, and from 1919 onwards rapidly established their reputation in almost every region of Italy. In 1948, his son Luigi entered the company, due to his father's premature death. Since 1953 he has run the company himself.
In the 1970s, Cecchi moved to the borough of Castellina in Chianti, an area which has traditionally produced Chianti Classico. In its cellar, equipped with the latest technology, the final part of the production cycle is carried out. The fermentation operations are carried out at the four commercial vineyards distributed in famous DOC zones in Tuscany and Umbria: Villa Cerna in the Chianti Classico region, Castello di Montauto at San Gimignano, Val delle Rose near Grosseto, and Tenuta Alzatura at Montefalco, in Umbria. Since 2004, following the death of Luigi, his sons Cesare and Andrea, along with their mother Anita, have run the company with enthusiasm and passion.
Wine Spectator
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Laced with black cherry, black currant and violet aromas and flavors, this red is immediately appealing for its lush fruit. Balanced, fresh and long, with iron, wild herb and tobacco details. Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2028.

October 31, 2023
Wine Enthusiast
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A chocolate-cherry nose gets depth from aromas of medicinal root and tar and a mineral edge from just crushed rock. Chalky tannins point up the chocolaty side of things on the palate, which is juicy with cherries and bright with acidity.

September 1, 2023

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