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Opici Straw Chianti 1.5L
$19.20 $14.95
"Chianti in straw baskets is arguably the most easily recognized product in the world of wines. It is a light, fresh, dry red made in a special manner. The traditional practice to produce Chianti, called the Governo, consists of a slow refermentation of the wine. This second fermentation is effected by adding a 5-10% concentration of must in late December. The result of the Governo is increased glycerin, which enhances the fruity roundness and freshness  ... read more

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Size: 1.5L (bottle)
Alcohol by vol: 12%
Closure: Cork
Item ID: #5104
Location at store: 128a
Item Description
"Chianti in straw baskets is arguably the most easily recognized product in the world of wines. It is a light, fresh, dry red made in a special manner. The traditional practice to produce Chianti, called the Governo, consists of a slow refermentation of the wine. This second fermentation is effected by adding a 5-10% concentration of must in late December. The result of the Governo is increased glycerin, which enhances the fruity roundness and freshness of the wine. Opici Chianti is a vintage-dated D.O.C.G. dry red which can be enjoyed young, even chilled. " ~Winery Notes

Characteristics:
Opici Chianti has a bright, light ruby color and a touch of violets in the nose. The taste is fresh, crisp, and dry with a clean finish.

Grape Varietals: 10% Canaiolo
90% Sangiovese

Enjoy this wine with casual cuisine, including chicken, burgers, pizza, and pasta with tomato based sauces.
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