2017 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 1.5L

Pretty and powerful, sweet and long, this is the epitome of high class modern Chianti Classico.

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Isole e Olena (two different estates combined by the De Marchi family in the 1950s) is in Chianti tourist central, halfway between Florence and Siena. Stunning location, stunning wines, made in riper modern style that leaves pale, rustic Chiantis in the past.

It is pretty and plush, with ripe bright cherry, and some darker fruit flavours throughout. Satisfyingly rich and lively palate with supple gentle tannin support.

Mostly Sangiovese of course, with some Canaiolo and Shiraz included. All estate-grown, hand-harvested fruit aged into barrels small and large.

Can certainly be enjoyed now with a decant or a glass swoosh.

Estate wine from the 56 hectares vineyards of Isole e Olena in the heart of the Chianti Classico hills between Florence and Siena. It is a family estate: we know our soil plot by plot. We know our vineyards vine by vine. We know our wines barrel by barrel. Our goal is to produce an outstanding Chianti Classico which talks of the site and our traditional varieties, Sangiovese and Canaiolo.

93 Points - "A very pretty 2017 Chianti Classico with a beautiful core of ripe fruit and layers of round, lightly chewy tannins. Dark cherries, walnuts and chocolate. Drink or hold." - JamesSuckling.com

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