Roncicone 2017

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

A pure Sangiovese that reveals all the magnificent qualities of this grape, further exalted by the small size of the vineyard whose name it bears.

100% Sangiovese

85.00 $

incl. VAT

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
Alcohol: 14%

Tasting notes

Notes of ripe red fruit, spices, vanilla with a toasted finish. Silky, elegant, vertical, with firm tannins on the palate. Mineral finish with good persistence.

Awards

James Suckling 2020
95/100
Robert Parker /The Wine Advocate 2021
93/100
Wine Enthusiast 2020
92/100

 

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