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2017 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico

Chianti, Italy

Moreish Chianti Classico from one of the top estates of the region.

$37.00

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About The Wine

A family-owned operation that stretches back over half a century in the historic region of Chianti, Castello di Monsanto produce benchmark wines for the region.

This cuvee has been in production since 1990. It showcases the youngest vines on their D.O.C.G. vineyard. 

A blend of Sangiovese (90%) and Colorino e Canaiolo, aged in old large format oak, this is a very approachable depiction of Chianti Classico which carries all the savouriness and structure that you want from the wine style.

It's charry, earthy and loaded with dark cherry fruit with a long, drying finish which lingers pleasingly after your last sip.

Fabrizzio and Laura Bianchi
Fabrizzio and Laura Bianchi
Chianti, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

Grapes 90% Sangiovese 10% Colorino e Canaiolo
Cultivation method Guyot e spurred cordon
Vinification In steel truncated conical vats at controlled temperature with emptying system (Délestage) and pumping over for about 18/20 days.
Aging in 38 hl oak barrels

Blend : Sangiovese, 90%, Colorino e Canaiolo (10%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
The Wine Front

"Juicy cherry, aniseed and dried herbs, suede leather. Fleshy forest berry and cherry, some leather and herb, grainy open weave tannin, grip and fresh berry acidity, raw almond and spice on a satisfying finish. Great to drink. Perhaps a shorter term wine, but the pleasure is there aplenty." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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