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Melini Chianti Borghi d'Elsa 1.5L
$17.60 $13.99
Sangiovese: 85, Canaiolo Nero: 10, Malvasia: 3, Trebbiano: 2
"Borghi D'Elsa has intense, fragrant and elegant aromas of blackberries and raspberries, with violet and Florentine iris notes. On the palate, the taste is dry, full, harmonious and slightly tannic, with an elegant aftertaste of toasted almond and fruits of the forest." ~Winery notes

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Size: 1.5L (bottle)
Closure: Cork
Item ID: #3009
Location at store: 116b
Item Description
Sangiovese: 85, Canaiolo Nero: 10, Malvasia: 3, Trebbiano: 2
"Borghi D'Elsa has intense, fragrant and elegant aromas of blackberries and raspberries, with violet and Florentine iris notes. On the palate, the taste is dry, full, harmonious and slightly tannic, with an elegant aftertaste of toasted almond and fruits of the forest." ~Winery notes
About Fattorie Melini
Fattorie Melini is the top range of Tuscan wines from Melini, Chianti's historic estate since 1705. The Fattorie line uses only 100% estate-grown grapes from Chianti Classico's most renowned vineyards, creating Italy's benchmark wines, like the revolutionary "La Selvanella".

The estate holdings are divided into four individual fattorie that represent an exclusive patrimony of choice vineyards (403 acres) in Radda, Castellina, Gaggiano and San Casciano. Here, the noble Sangiovese Grosso clone is planted on sunny, hillside vineyards situated at up to 1,800 feet where a moderate, continental climate along with galestro (a loose marl-like schist soil) and albarese (weathered sandstone from sedimentary compact rocks), soils create perfect growing conditions where the fickle Sangiovese achieves maximum ripeness and aromatic complexity.

Piedmont-born Marco Galeazzo runs the winemaking, a role inherited from longtime, esteemed oenologist Nunzio Capurso. The winery, located in Gaggiano di Poggibonsi, sits carved out of a 1,000-foot hillside; benefitting from this design, multi-stage fermenters accomplish the progressive phases of vinification by gravity rather than forced pumping. Old Limousin casks rather than the more common Slavonian are used for aging the top quality wines.
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Melini Chianti Borghi d'Elsa 1.5L
"First tried the Melini Chianti Borghi d'Elsa 1.5L while vacationing in Venice and have been purchasing it every since as my every day table wine."
Posted byJoe on Jun 24, 2021Verified Purchase
Posted byCandice on Jul 22, 2020Verified Purchase
This Chianti is Very smooth and the quality is always consistent
Posted byFred on Jan 17, 2019Verified Purchase
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