In 2016 Chianti Classico is celebrating its three hundred years of history. It was September 24, 1716, when the Grand Duke Cosimo III de ‘Medici decided to demarcate a proclamation, for the first time in history, some areas particularly suitable for the production of high quality wines.
Chianti Classico Collection 2016 is a unique opportunity to get to know producers and labels of one of the wine regions of excellence in our region, the presentation of the new vintages of Chianti Classico to the top experts in the field.
165 companies for 587 labels for tasting, 7000 bottles opened and serviced by a team of 50 sommeliers in 2-day event. The year 2015 in the Chianti Classico can be considered excellent for the result obtained in the impeccable quality of the grapes, thanks to the performance climativo regular. All phenological phases were perfect, the vintage is to be considered of the highest quality.
Today the Consortium represents about 96% of the DOCG producers and remains one of the main representatives of the national and Community institutions for the wine sector. Its internal organization includes facilities dedicated to fulfill its mission: from the front of the protection and services, that he committed the legal department, to the enhancement, maintained by the marketing and communications.
The wines of the Chianti Classico Consortium continue to receive acclaim in international markets the Gallo Black therefore remains a symbol of quality of our territory.