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Rocca di Castagnoli, Chianti Classico 2019

$22.00 Excl. tax
EAN Code:
873156001005

Crushed raspberries and cherries, hints of flowers, medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a vivid, energetic finish.

An entire medieval village in Gaiole in Chianti, the heart of Historic Chianti, surrounded by woods, olives and rows of cypress trees. 850 hectares of property with altitudes that range from 860 metres (hill of Mount Luco) to 380 metres. The vine-covered hectares are 100, mainly Sangiovese, basic grape varietal of the highly prized Tuscan wines produced. 15 hectares are olive cultivated. Accommodation in the historic residence, wine shop and the best Tuscan food.

90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo & Colorino. Sourced from various sites on their estate in Gaiole. Soil- Galestro, medium structure, rich in limestone and chalk. Avg altitude: 420-550 meters. Avg vine age: 35 years. Avg yield- 1.5kg/plant. Fermentation: spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel. Aging: 3 months stainless steel, 12 months in large botti, followed by 6 months in bottle.

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93 POINTS James Suckling "This wine shows gorgeous aromas of crushed raspberries and cherries with hints of flowers. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a vivid, energetic finish. Drink or hold."

Andrew Henkelman Posted on 31 May 2021 at 20:19

This is a great full body red wine, the perfect acidity to cut through greasy meat dishes but also refreshing to clear the palate. Very fruity - dark fruits & red berries. For what it is, I'd give this win an 9/10

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