The Chianti Classico area is one of ancient winemaking traditions, with references dating back to the Etruscan era. The name “Clante”, in fact, is said to derive from a large local Etruscan family: it is in itself a tribute to our forefathers. An IGT (protected geographical indication) wine produced entirely from Montecchio vines with a hint of history about it.Balance and elegance, together with aromatic finesse and sophisticated flavor, are the main characteristics of this wine.The color is a brilliant ruby red, while the wine delivers a crescendo of sensations on the mouth and nose.The wine has a mellow, majestic flavor which is savory but not overbearing. Perfectly balanced. Endless finish.
In 2018, 7.000 bottles of Etrusco Rosso Toscano I.G.T.
Indicazione Geografica Tipica
80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese
Fermentation and maceration in steel tanks at 28 °C; medium extraction; malolactic in steel; aged for 18 months in French oak barriques.
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Intense, brilliant ruby red
Complex notes of grapefruit and bitter chocolate
Excellent structure with very well-balanced tannins
Ideal with mature pecorino cheeses, Tuscan cured meats and red meat
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The WineHunter Award 2022