Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Familia Zingarelli

Region Tuscany, Italy
Grape Sangiovese, Merlot
Style Red
Brand Rocca delle Macie Familia Zingarelli

General information:
The late Italo Zingarelli, a highly-acclaimed Italian film producer best known for his classic spaghetti westerns, purchased Rocca delle Macie properties in Castellina in Chianti in 1973 and thus embarked on a career as one of Chianti Classico’s more
unlikely wine producers. Thanks to his dedication and passion and that of his son Sergio, who now oversees the property, Rocca delle Macie has become one of Tuscany’s leading wine estates.

Variety: 90% Sangiovese (aka “morellino”), 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Origin: Tuscany, Italy

Aging: Vinification is obtained through maceration of the must (with the skins) for 8-10 days with short and frequent “pumping over” to extract color. On completion of the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation the wine undergoes maturation in oak barrels for at least 6 months.

Vinification:
Alcohol: 13 % vol.

Tasting notes:
Colour: Bright Ruby red

Aroma: Intense, mature fruit aromas

Palate: Rich, well structured, berry fruit flavors

The late Italo Zingarelli, a highly-acclaimed Italian film producer best known for his classic spaghetti westerns, purchased Rocca delle Macie properties in Castellina in Chianti in 1973 and thus embarked on a career as one of Chianti Classico’s more unlikely wine producers. Thanks to his dedication and passion and that of his son Sergio, who now oversees the property, Rocca delle Macie has become one of Tuscany’s leading wine estates.

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