Chianti Classico Riserva, Castello di Meleto
Intense ruby red colour with a nose of ripe fruit, aromatic herbs with a touch of sweet spices and freshly ground black pepper. On the palate wine shows round body, soft tannins, balanced by complex and persistent finish.
Perfect to accompany pasta dishes with meat or game ragu, or ideal with mature cheeses such as Pecorino.
Quantity Available: 11
Product Code: S13874
Castello di Meleto has been welcoming those arriving in Gaiole in Chianti since 1256, to what has now become one of the most significant wine estates in the region.
Thanks to its strategic position between Florence and Siena it became a coveted prize between the two republics, yet it is with its most recent incarnation under the guidance of Michele Contartese and his team of winemakers and viticulturists, that new life, vigour and unparalleled attention to detail has been brought to this imposing property.
Today they produce authentic expressions of the Chianti Classico area, elegant and structured, with a freshness and minerality from their low yielding, largely organic vineyards. The land of Castello di Meleto extends 1,600 hectares, of which 160 are dedicated to viticulture.