Don Tommaso Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2013
0,75 lt
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29,00 €

Don Tommaso
2013

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg

Don Tommaso Chianti Classico “Gran Selezione” showcases the natural potential of a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot, enriched with French oak aging in barriques. Its modern and international style remains solidly anchored to the territory. Fruity, deep, and complex, it is a soft, intense, and big wine to drink. 

Tasting and pairing notes: 
The voice of a single vineyard, 10 hectares in the family hills of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, a century-old estate where Sangiovese grapes have unique strength and precision. The soul of this wine is in the details, with a rough character in a precise texture that widens in complexity with the evolution. Intense aromas vibrating in fragrant notes of dark cherries and plums, violets and dried roses, liquorice powder and myrtle leaf, with a fresh touch of fine spices. The palate is powerful and direct, with a crescendo in the mouth: a dry and warm body without excess of tannins, like a stretching muscle, defines a full and harmonious development. Perfect with Risotto with glazed quail and “Aceto Tradizionale” vinegar.

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Estate: 
Villa le Corti
Winemaking: 
A selection of the best sangiovese grapes all over the estate. Fermentation process for Sangiovese is 18 days and for Merlot 16 days at a max temperature of 28° C
Awards: 
2010: 90 pts - Falstaff; 95 pts - James Suckling
2011: 93 pts- James Suckling
2012: 90 pts - Wine Advocate 92 pts - Falstaff
2013: 90 pts Decanter
Number of bottles produced: 
9 500
Aging: 
70% new barriques and 30% in used barriques for 18 months, 12 months in bottle.
Alcohol content: 
14%