Grape: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 3% Malvasia, 2% Trebbiano
Tasting Notes: Cherry, Raspberry, Almond, Spice
Fattorie Melini is the top range of Tuscan wines from Melini, Chianti's historic estate since 1705. Borghi d’Elsa takes its name from the picturesque villages that line the Elsa River.
This Chianti is sourced from select vineyard sites in the heart of Chianti along the south facing slopes of the Elsa river. It is dry, full, harmonious, medium bodied, and slightly tannic with pleasant acidity. Flavors of cherry, raspberry, oak, vanilla, leather, spices, toasted almonds, black olives, and violets are detectable. Pairs well with BBQ ribs or meatloaf or pizza.