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2019 Castello dei Rampolla Chianti Classico

Tuscany, Italy

Floral, wild, and crunchy, this is Tuscan Sangiovese at its most transparent, a benchmark Chianti Classico from a Biodynamic leading light.

$62.00

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Delightful. You’d have to be a bit weird not to enjoy this.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Rampolla are renowned for their dedicated biodynamic, spiritual even, approach in the vineyards. Couple this with a minimalist approach in the winery you have some of the purest and most transparent wines of the region.

This Classico is no exception. Aromas of wild herbs, a palate of crunchy bright fruit and a true Sangiovese structure built on sappy acidity and raspy tannins.

Utterly authentic, there is an art to the purity.

About Castello Dei Rampolla

Castello dei Rampolla is a 100-acre estate in Santa Lucia in Faulle, in the valley of the “Conca d’Oro”, south of Panzano in Chianti. According to Christian and Orthodox tradition it bears the name of a Saint who came there around the time of the winter solstice, so as to bring light and life to the Earth.

It has been owned by the Di Napoli Rampolla family since the beginning of the 18th century. They have cultivated their vineyards biodynamically since 1994 and strive to produce great wines that reflect the philosophy of the winery and the place they come from.

Spectacular Castello dei Rampolla
Spectacular Castello dei Rampolla
Chianti, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

This wine underlies the intensity and freshness of our territory. The austere elegance of Sangiovese is enhanced by the addition of variable percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

The result is a wine, which is fresh, but also intense, fruity, full bodied and balanced. It has a good acidity and a lingering taste.

Blend : Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2035
Bottle Size : 750ml

White wine in egg fermenter
White wine in egg fermenter
Chianti, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

93Points
Vinous.com

"The 2019 Chianti Classico is an explosion of aromas and flavors. Freshly cut, flowers and red/purplish fruit abound. A classic example of the year, Rampolla's Chianti Classico is flat-out gorgeous and one of the best recent editions I can remember tasting. The 2019 is a blend of Sangiovese (aged in cask) plus dollops of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (done in French oak)."- Antonio Galloni (Vinous)

94Points
The Wine Front

"Oooh. Rich, modern, succulent and so come-hither. Ripe cherry, raspberry, new leather, almond paste, dried flower perfume and liquorice. It’s medium-bodied, but dense and packed with jubey berry flavour, grainy chamois-like tannin, balanced acidity, and a long nutty finish. Delightful. You’d have to be a bit weird not to enjoy this." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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