Gabbiano Chianti 2006 Wine Review

Gabbiano Chianti 2006
Tuscany, Italy
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 78006
BC Product #: 25155
SAQ Product #: 10754279

Price: $13.95
Alcohol: 12.7%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Gabbiano
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

The vineyards for this vintage are a altitudes of 325-650 feet. Vinified on skins for 15 days at 28-30 degrees celcius with pump-overs four times daily to extract color and flavor. A 100% malolactic fermentation was completed after 30 days and small amounts of canaiolo, colorino and ciliegiolo grapes were added to enhance complexity and texture. Before bottling, the wine was aged for five months in stainless steel tanks. Excellent value for this full-bodied, delicious red loaded with ripe red fruit notes.

Chianti food pairings: pasta in tomato sauce, sausages, lasagna, pizza.

This was reviewed July 15, 2008 by
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