Offering a ripeness, tannic texture and progression granted only by the best years. The color is vivid and
rarefied, anticipating a bouquet that reveals to be extremely elegant, characterized by floral notes that
overlap and intertwine with a delicate fruitiness and slight hints of spiciness.
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
93 Jeb Dunnuck
The 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione offers rounded aromatics of baked cherry, dried herbs, leather, and anise. It is full bodied, with ample structure, and retains a pure and transparent nature. Ripe with red cherry, tea, bergamot, and clove and balanced with its refreshing and angular structure, it should stand to improve over the next 10 or more years.
93 James Suckling
A dense, layered red with plums, a touch of dark chocolate, as well as walnut character. Medium to full body. Velvety tannins. Flavorful finish. Needs two or three years to soften. Try after 2020.
92 Wine Spectator
A burr of tannins surrounds the core of black cherry and blackberry fruit in this Chianti Classico, with earth and mineral accents chiming in. Shows a rustic side for the vintage, yet the fruit is ripe and stands up to the structure as this finds equilibrium in the end. Best from 2021 through 2036.
93pts. Offering a ripeness, tannic texture and progression granted only by the best years. The color..
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