How well do you know Cecchi Wines ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know Cecchi Wines ?
● Or - You think you know the wine styles crafted by Cecchi ?

Take this short Cecchi Quiz & find out.

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In which of the following years was Cecchi Wines founded by Luigi Cecchi in Tuscany - Italy ?

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In which year did current the brothers Cesare & Andrea Cecchi take over running the family business ?

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Villa Cerna is where Andrea Cecchi lives - and is the name of the vineyard / winery situated in Castellina in Chianti. The family purchased this stunning property in the early 1960’s - what and when was it built ?

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For a number of years Cecchi produced the number one Chianti DOCG sold in Italy. Chianti is a blend of indigenous grapes and primarily crafted from Sangiovese - what are the other 2 usual blending wine grapes ?

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In 1996 the Cecchi brothers purchased land to build their ‘Val delle Rose’ winery in the small town of Poggio la Mozza, which lies in the heart of the which recently classified DOCG wine area ?

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In 1988 the family acquired ‘Castello Montaùto’ - where they have planted 48ha of vines, just a few kilometres from San Gimignano. Here they craft the much sort after Vernaccia de San Gimignano DOCG wine. This ancient white wine was said to have been a favourite of which famous painter ?

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At Villa Cerna - Cecchi have built a stunning restaurant. Traditional Tuscan cuisine combined with the best wines of the area. What it the restaurants name ?

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Cecchi produce a much sort after Brunello di Montalcino DOCG wine - which of the following statements is correct about crafting a Brunello di Montalcino ?

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Cecchi produce a refreshing white wine called Orvieto Classico DOC - and which is an ideal pairing with a varied seafood and vegetarian cuisine - which of the following are the 2 primary grapes used to make this wine ?

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Cecchi are renowned for low impact, green practices in their vineyards / wineries. In the early 1990s, Cecchi was the first Tuscan winery to build a plant-based sewage-treatment facility for wastewater. Which year did they release their Cecchi Natio / Organic Chianti DOCG ?

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Cecchi are well regarded for the quality of their ‘Vino Nobile di Montepulciano’. Typically a blend of indigenous grapes and primarily crafted from Sangiovese - what are the other 2 usual blending grapes ?

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Cecchi are renowned for pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved and for the quality of their wines. No more so than with the consistently awarded Cecchi ‘Riserva di Famiglia’ Chianti Classico DOCG - which of the following would be ideal food pairing ?

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