2016 Fattorie Parri Chianti Riserva Montespertoli

A smooth rich and racy Chianti, balancing traditional feels with a modern edge.

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From the newest sub-zone in the Chianti DOCG; Montespertoli, in the heart of the region, joining the classification in 1997.

Full bodied and complex, it opens with a lot of dark berry and leather, with a distinct wood influence of dark pencil lead aromas. Smooth, rich, racy even for a wine of this size, there's a lot to like here as it deftly balances modern feel with traditionally earthy, leather framed spiced cherry flavours.

The palate really powers through on the finish, full-bodied, complex with well-balanced tannin structure. It has the lingering finish always found in the very best chiantis.

Our Chianti Montespertoli Riserva DOCG is born from a very particular soil. During prehistoric times the estate of Corfecciano-Urbana was completely below sea level and as a result the soil is very rich in prehistoric sea shells. This unique terroir is the element that defines and shapes the character of our Sangiovese and of the wines from this estate.

92 Points - "Showing a bit of development to flavour and colour, but still packed with flavour. Ripe cherry, suede leather, liquorice, dried herb and spicy biscuits. Fleshy, thick with tannin and herb-strewn dark berries, freshness with savoury leathery flavours. raw almond and dry suede-like tannins on a solid finish featuring a pleasing Italianate bitterness. Good stuff." Gary Walsh (Wine Front)

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