Chianti Classico, celebrating 300 years

Created in 1716 by Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, the prestigious appellation of Chianti Classico is celebrating its 300th birthday!
The wines produced in Chianti Classico are like landscapes of Tuscany to which it belongs: singular and spectacular. The Sangiovese grape, the veritable soul of region, rules over these terroirs. It particularly dominates in the Chianti Classico DOCG, where a minimum of 80% of this noble varietal is required in the final blend.

Do not wait any longer to discover our selection of Chianti Classico, ultimate expressions of this wonderful Tuscan appellation...

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Antinori
Marchese Antinori Riserva Tenuta Tignanello 2012, Chianti Classico


The Antinori Riserva Tenuta Tignanello 2012 is a very elegant Chianti Classico, with aromas of red fruits and liquorice. On the palate, it is solid, fresh, and rich, with straight tannins. A Chianti Classico full of energy and with an aristocratic character.

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Barone Riscasoli
Brolio 2013, Chianti Classico


This Brolio Chianti Classico 2013, produed by Barone Ricasoli, casts an intense ruby red colour. Made of a blend of 80% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine reveals a fresh and floral nose. Aromas of quinine, violets, mimosa, and mint, followed by rich notes of blueberry and sweet spices. On the palate, the 2013 Chianti Classico Brolio from Barone Ricasoli is supple with silky tannins. The whole effect is one of balance.

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Castellare di Castellina
Riserva 2010, Chianti Classico


This 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva has a deep ruby hue. Crafted by Castellare di Castellina, this Tuscan wine possess a charming nose of cherry and wild blackberry. These aromas are complemented by notes of spice and tobacco, revealing its barrel ageing. This Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2010 is solid, with notes of vanilla and dark chocolate, layered over palate-caressing tannins followed by a vibrant acidity that is the signature of the Sangiovese grape. A complex and seductive wine.

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Castello Banfi
Fonte alla Selva 2013, Chianti Classico


Font alla Selva 2013 from Castello Banti is a Chianti Classico made from a majority of Sangiovese, blended with Canaiolo and Cabernet Sauvignon. It casts a mauve hue with red undertones, and offers an expressive nose of cherry, plum, blackberry, and baking spices. The wine is round, full, and balanced with a lovely acidity.

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Castello di Ama
Riserva 2008, Chianti Classico


The Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 from Castello di Ama has a vibrant, intense ruby red colour. The nose shows notes of wild red berries and licorice. The wine delicately mixes red fruit notes with a subtle spice. On the palate, the wine displays nervy acidity with an upfront attack. This Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 is elegant and lingering, with creamy tannins.

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Cecchi
Villa Cerna Riserva 2011, Chianti Classico


Made of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Colorino, the 2011 Chianti Classico Riserva Villa Cerna from Cecchi expressed floral notes of red rose petals and dried flowers mixed with aromas of red berries steeped in alcohol. The palate is fresh and balanced, with firm yet refined tannins and a lovely balance between acidity, alcohol, and tannins.

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Querciabella
Riserva 2011, Chianti Classico


Querciabella Riserva 2011, made of 100% Sangiovese of Querciabella, is a refined Chianti Classico Riserva. Expressing complex aromas, the wine offers a full-bodied tannic structure and juicy fruit, balanced by ripe acidity. This wine is serious, complemented by a long finish.

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San Felice
Il Grigio Riserva 2010, Chianti Classico


Grigio Riserva 2010 de San Felice offers complex and persistant aromas reminiscent of wild violet candies mixed with red berries. On the palate, luscious fruit, straight tannins and firm structure provide character to the wine. The mid-palate is generous and complex, showing notes of white tobacco. One the whole, this makes for a memorable wine.

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