Pietro Beconcini Vigna Le Nicchie IGT 2016 – Toscana

Pietro Beconcini Vigna Le Nicchie IGT 2016 – Toscana

Tempranillo 100%, centuries-old vines. The nose is dense and concentrated, offering ripe notes of blackberries, bramble and black cherries, complicated by nuances of cinnamon, cloves and cocoa. The palate is heady, with elevated, warming alcohol, pronounced sweetness, luscious texture and bold, muscular tannins. The wine reveals notes of figs and coffee, reminding of a good…

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Bonacchi Chianti Classico Riserva 2017

Bonacchi Chianti Classico Riserva 2017

The wine shows a medium ruby colour with garnet reflections. The nose is intense and open, straightforward, revealing notes of ripe black and red cherries, bramble, a touch of dark chocolate, hints of cloves and nutmeg. The palate shows nice freshness and fine, slightly flat structure. The tannins are present, slightly drying. The wine opens…

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Querceto di Castellina Sei Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018

Querceto di Castellina Sei Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018

(Organic) The wine shows a clear ruby colour with a brightening rim. The nose is intense, revealing notes of dried herbs, macchia, Mediterranean brush, a touch of cherry liqueur, raspberry compote and crushed strawberries. The palate offers freshness and finesse with elevated acidity and polished, fine-grained tannins. The wine is packed with herbal notes, a…

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Tenuta della Famiglia Cecchi Villa Rosa Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

Tenuta della Famiglia Cecchi Villa Rosa Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

The wine shows a pale ruby colour with garnet reflections. The nose is dense, heady, concentrated, offering notes of roasted herbs, grilled meat, rosemary, thyme, a hint of eucalyptus. The palate shows some finesse and freshness, with elevated acidity and relatively fine (even diluted) structure. The tannins are present but well-polished. The wine reveals notes…

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Conti Capponi Villa Calcinaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2018

Conti Capponi Villa Calcinaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2018

(Organic) The wine shows a pale ruby-garnet colour. The nose is intense, heady with a light oxidative note, revealing notes of rose petals, ripe strawberries, cherry compote and sweet spices. The palate is dense with good fruit concentration, balanced acidity, smooth, slightly drying tannins and a good overall balance. The wine is packed with notes…

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Conti Capponi Villa Calcinaia Vigna la Fornace Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018

Conti Capponi Villa Calcinaia Vigna la Fornace Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018

(Organic) The wine shows a medium ruby colour, slightly opaque. The nose is dense and heady, slightly oxidative, revealing notes of cherry liqueur, strawberry compote, a hint of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, a touch of varnish. The palate offers a good balance, with moderate acidity, powerful fruit concentration and grippy but well-managed tannins. The palate mirrors…

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Riecine Vigna Gittori Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2019

Riecine Vigna Gittori Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2019

The wine shows a clear ruby colour with a brightening rim. The nose is intense and perfumed, slightly heady, revealing notes of macchia, roasted herbs, a touch of rose and peony, strawberry compote and crushed cherry. The palate is dense and offers a lot of fine concentration and with elevated alcohol balanced by fresh acidity…

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Riecine Chianti Classico Riserva 2019

Riecine Chianti Classico Riserva 2019

The wine shows a medium ruby colour, slightly opaque. The nose is perfumed, floral, revealing notes of rose petals, peony, dried red cherries, raspberries and strawberry compote. The palate is juicy and full of finesse, with delicate, fine-grained tannins and nice freshness. The wine opens up with notes of pomegranate, dried cranberries, rose water, a…

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Capannelle Chianti Classico Gran Riserva 2017

Capannelle Chianti Classico Gran Riserva 2017

The wine shows a medium ruby-garnet colour. The nose is perfumed, floral, revealing notes of roses, sweet baking spices, cacao, a touch of roasted meat and wet earth. The palate is elegant and fresh with a refreshing acidity and bold but fine-grained tannins. The palate is packed with crunchy red cherry fruit, cranberries, notes of…

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Capannelle Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

Capannelle Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

The wine shows a medium ruby-garnet colour. The nose is slightly oxidative, oaky, revealing nuances of cherry compote, sweet blond tobacco, leather, toffee, a touch of vanilla and milk chocolate. The palate is delicate and fresh with smooth, silky tannins. The wine reveals nuances of crunchy red and black cherries, some strawberries, pomegranate, intertwined with…

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