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CHIANTI

CHIANTI DOCG, ITALY

SANGIOVESE 85%, CANAIOLO & MALVASIA DEL CHIANTI 15%

COLOUR:

Ruby red colour

AROMAS:

On the nose, this wine exudes a beautiful cherry note with hints of violet

PALATE:

The palate has a lovely balance between redcurrant fruit and cherry; it is subtle but with a soft lingering finish

AGEING POTENTIAL:

Although drinking well now, this wine will improve over the next 2-3 years with further bottle ageing

BACKGROUND:

Only the finest grapes from the very best locations are selected for the Legio Octava brand, originating in the Provinces of Siena, Florence, Pisa, Pistoia and Arezzo. After harvesting the grapes, the must is left on the skins for six to eight days, in an attempt to extract a richer colour

FOOD MATCH:

An excellent match with pasta dishes, poultry and cheeses

WINE ANALYSIS:

Alcohol 12.5%

pH 3.5

Titratable Acidity 5.55g/litre

Residual Sugar 3.8g/litre

WINEMAKER:

Alessandro Botter, Casa Vinicola Botter Carlo