Chianti, Majnoni Guicciardini
Organic

Chianti, Majnoni Guicciardini - 2018

Item # 27447 750mL
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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

From the hills of Val d'Elsa, winemaker Pietro Majnoni’s estate is steeped in the tradition of Tuscan farming complementing vines with olive trees and other arable crop. This is a complex, classic Chianti with dark earth and dried cherry overtones. There is a touch of spiced vanilla on the palate, leading to a supple finish. Serve with creamy buffalo mozzarella, roasted tomato sauces, and traditional pizzas.


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