Villa Cafaggio San Martino 1996

Type:Red

Country:Italy

Region:Tuscany

Appellation:Chianti

Villa Cafaggio San Martino
Per Bottle£29.99

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Code CAF96R1B


Style

Medium to Full Bodied Reds

Vintage

1996

Grape

Sangiovese

Alcohol

13%

Size

75cl

Drink

Drink / Lay Down

Oak Style

Oaked

Grower

Villa Caffagio

Classification

IGT
Villa Cafaggio is located in Panzano in the centre of Tuscany`s Chianti Classico region and can trace it`s winemaking history back almost 700 years, the winery has interwoven those years of tradition and experience with the innovations of today to become one of the most dynamic and forward looking producers in the Chianti region.

The San Martino wine is made from Sangiovese clones that have been specially selected for their small intensely flavoured berries, these grapes are harvested as late as mid October to allow them further time to ripen and develop flavour. The wine is aged in French barriques for 18 months before being aged for a further 6 months in bottle to allow the oak characteristics to fullow integrate before release.

Deep plum in colour with aromas of steeped strawberries, raspberries and blackberries laced with sweet vanilla oak, on the palate the texture is generously fruity with further forest berry and cassis flavours coupled with herbal, cedar and spice notes

in the well rounded finish.

www.villacafaggio.it
100% Sangiovese
A perfect match for red meat dishes such as steak and lamb, also game, tomato sauce based gratineed pasta dishes, pork, meaty or robust vegetable stews and well aged cheeses such as Parmesan or Pecorino Romano.
This wine is available in the following other vintages:

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