We can consider it the wine of Florence, that is everything that is born on the hills surrounding the beautiful Tuscan capital, in its logo the Marzocco, the lion symbol of protection of the city of Florence since the Middle Ages.

Leonardo Romanelli he was the good host of an evening of tasting, held at the Le Pavoniere swimming pool in Florence, 11 wines from the consortium selected by the food and wine critic, in both vintage and reserve versions.

All the producers present together with Leonardo Romanelli

Despite the pandemic, the consortium Chianti Colli Fiorentini, is undoubtedly confirmed as a growing reality, a work that certainly starts from the vineyard, with many producers who for some time have embraced the choice of organic combined with the main use of native vines. The wines for tasting were presented with stylistic choices that in some way reward the area of ​​origin, excellent use in wood in the reserves that have proved to be of great character and drinkability, modern wines on many occasions fresh and with an acidic shoulder which will also reward them over time.

The event took place in full compliance with the covid regulations, and with the support of the FISAR of Florence, for the sommelier service.

MY TASTES

CCF Villa Marcialla 2019 | ⭐⭐
70% Sangiovese 30% Canaiolo, has a ruby ​​color with purple reflections, a cherry and red fruit nose and notes of lavender. Fresh and fruity palate with hints of raspberry.

CCF San Michele a Torri 2019 | ⭐⭐
Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Colorino and Merlot, it has a ruby ​​color with purple reflections, a sweet nose with hints of apple, a relaxed sip.

CCF Poggio al Chiuso 2018 | ⭐⭐
90% Sangiovese 10% Canaiolo, has a ruby ​​color with purple reflections, fresh and fruity on the nose with hints of rosemary but also thyme, with good flavor on the palate. Gastronomic !!!

CCF Castello di Poppiano 2018 The Courtyard | ⭐⭐⭐
85% Sangiovese 15% Canaiolo and Colorino, has an intense ruby ​​color, plum, undergrowth and spicy notes on the nose, satisfying sip with well-defined tannins.

CCF Colle Rosso 2017 | ⭐⭐⭐
100% Sangiovese has a beautiful bright ruby ​​with orange reflections, a broad and vegetal nose with hints of mint, tobacco and incense. Good overall balance, with hints of coffee, elegant on the finish.

CCF Riserva 2018 Tenuta San Vito | ⭐⭐
Pure Sangiovese, it has a brilliant ruby ​​color with orange reflections, ripe red fruits and a pleasant minerality on the nose. Distinct sip with hints of raspberry and undergrowth.

CCF Riserva 2018 Marzocco di Poppiano | ⭐⭐⭐
90% Sangiovese 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, ruby ​​color with orange reflections, berries on the nose, hints of caramel and notes of lavender. Lively sip with hints of cherry, with good persistence.

CCF reserves La Querce 2018 La Torretta | ⭐⭐⭐
90% Sangiovese 10% Canaiolo and Merlot, intense ruby ​​color with purple reflections, ripe plum and purple on the nose but also hints of tobacco and leather. Sip that enters soft and long persistence with references to blackberry.

CCF reserve 2016 Lanciola | ⭐⭐⭐
Sangiovese and Canaiolo, ruby-colored orange reflections, dark nose stands out the ripe plum, balsamic notes follow those of eucalyptus and cloves, wide sip with hints of menthol and coffee.

CCF reserve 2016 Malenchini | ⭐⭐⭐
Sangiovese purity, it has a beautiful intense ruby, elegant and fruity nose, with notes of aromatic herbs and cinnamon, intense mouth, with references to blackberry and juniper, with good persistence

CCF Riserva Castelvecchio 2016 Vigna la Quercia | ⭐⭐⭐
Sangiovese 90% 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, intense ruby ​​color, on the nose berries, Mediterranean scrub and notes of nutmeg. Fresh and satisfying sip, with a savory finish and references to blackberry and rosemary.

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