Riseccoli Chianti Classico Riserva 2013

Riseccoli Chianti Classico Riserva 2013

$69.00

SKU: TRRIS13 Category: Product ID: 2307

Description

CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA

This is a “top cuvée” made in limited quantities and only in the best years using select fruit from the Estate vineyards.

Fermentation for the Sangiovese is with specially-selected yeasts and maceration takes place in temperature controlled cement vats. The wine spends 12 months in French barriques before being blended. The Cabernet Sauvignon is vinified separately in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats and is then racked into French barriques, of which half are new, before being assembled with the Sangiovese.

Tasting Notes
Having been partially aged in one-to two-year-old barriques, the wine shows depth of flavours and complexity in its aromas. It is characterized by an intense nose of black cherries and brambles, along with spicy vanilla and a rich fruit texture. A wine with impeccable balance. Full-bodied, sumptuous and complex with velvety tannins that will get even finer with age.

Details
Region: Chianti Classico

Type: Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG

Varieties: 85% Sangiovese – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – 5% Merlot

Alcohol: 13.5%

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