Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Varities: 80+% Sangiovese
Region: Chianti Classico - Tuscany
The Antinori family has been committed to the art of winemaking for over six centuries since 1385. Today, Albiera Antinori is the president of Marchesi Antinori with the continuous close support of her two sisters. The Antinori family is Italian wine royalty, they own and manage a large range of estates in Italy. They were instrumental in the renaissance of Chianti and their portfolio of wines includes some stellar names such as Tignanello and, of course, Villa Antinori, first made in 1928.
Under strict rules, Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG is a blend of a minimum 80% of Sangiovese, and 20% of other grapes which include native grapes such as Canaiolo and Colorino, as well as other international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. ’Riserva’ wines have to mature for a minimum of 24 months in the cellar before release.