RONCICONE Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Distinctive traits: floral freshness, spicy notes, elegant acidity
Roncicone is located on a Marine Deposits geological formation. The vineyard is about 10 hectares in size, located at 320 meters above sea level and with a south-eastern aspect. Grapes are handpicked and then selected: only perfect clusters become Roncicone.
Harvest: Sangiovese was hand-picked on September 6
Ageing: 18 months in 500-litre tonneaux of which 30% new and 70% second passage
Bottling: February 12 2020
Ruby red colour. On the nose notes of ripe red fruit, spices, vanilla with a toasted finish. Silky, elegant, vertical, with firm tannins on the palate. Savoury finish with excellent persistence.
The Wine Hunther Award 2020
"This is so perfumed – the red fruit and flowers just jump out of the glass. So aromatic. Full-bodied, yet the precise, fine tannins just melt into the glass and spread wide across the palate. A gorgeous wine. Drink or hold.-James Suckling 2020. Score 95/100.
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