Ormanni, Chianti 2017

£13.00

  • Type:

    Red

  • Grape:

    Sangiovese

  • Country:

    Italy

  • Grape Blend:

    Sangiovese 95%, Merlot 5%

  • Region:

    Tuscany

  • Vegan:

    No

  • Area:

    Chianti

  • Organic:

    Yes

  • ABV:

    13.5%

  • Winemaker:

    Paola Brini Batacchi

  • Bottle Size:

    750ml

Tasting Notes

This is the Italian “food wine" par excellence. Young, tasty Sangiovese with a fresh, fruit core and fragrant acidity to accompany most dishes. An Italian classic known and loved worldwide. Fresh, with aromas of violets and red fruits such as cherries and wild strawberries. Light to medium bodied, with delicate tannins and a fragrant acidity.

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Produced from vineyards in Poggibonsi located outside the borders of the Black Rooster historic Chianti area.Made in the traditional Chianti Style. 

 

The 13th Century Ormanni estate is located in the heart of Chianti, between the towns of Poggibonsi and Castellina in Chianti. Proof of the heritage of this Tuscan property can be found in Dante Alighieri's Divina Commedia, where the Ormanni family is mentioned. For the last 200 years the estate has been owned by the Brini Batacchi family, and it is Paolo Brini Batacchi and his daughter, Paola, who run the winery today. The Ormanni property covers an area of 242 ha of land, 68 of which are vineyards dedicated principally to the cultivation of Sangiovese. They also have two beautiful agriturismo resorts, Podere La Querce and Podere Montignano The Ormanni Chianti and Chianti Classico are sincere, soil-driven wines, expressive of the Barberino Val d'Elsa area, where Sangiovese takes on a brooding, austere character, while still maintaining a generous, fruity core.

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