Chianti Colli Senesi wines are from the Sangiovese variety. They have a fruity straightforwardness and retain a coarse charm. Many winemakers produce it without the use of oak barrels, which keeps it fresh and brings the fruity-spicy bouquet to the forefront. These are red wines that are made by traditional fermentation. The process lasts for two weeks. Specialists strictly control the process. After that the beverage is kept on the lees for half a year. It may be stored for up to five years. It can be served with red meat, cheeses, pastas and Italian dishes.