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Cortevecchia Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG

Estate bottled by Le Corti spa Società Agricola in San Casciano VP, Italia

29,00199,50

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Producer: Villa Le Corti
Denomination: Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
Blend: Sangiovese 95% ; Colorino 5%
Alcohol level: 14%
Production area: Chianti
Exposition: South
Vines density per hectare: 5800 plants per ha
Training form: Low spurred cordon

Awards

2019
Tony Wood93-94/100
2018
James Suckling93/100
Doctor Wine92/100
Wine Enthusiast92/100
Falstaff92/100
Vinous90/100
Vertdevin Magazine92/100
2016
Falstaff93/100
Jancis Robinson17++/20
James Suckling92/100
Vinibuoni d'Italia4 stelle
Wine Advocate92/100
Mundus ViniSilver Medal
The Wine Hunter Award Rosso
Wine Enthusiast92/100
Wines Critic94/100
2015
James Suckling95/100
Falstaff95/100
Jancis Robinson17,5/20
Mundus ViniSilver medal
Wine Advocate91/100
Wein Plus91/100
2014
James Suckling92/100
Wine Advocate90/100
2013
Wine Advocate92/100
James Suckling92/100
Falstaff91/100
2012
James Suckling93/100
2011
Falstaff92/100
2010
Decanter95-97/100
James Suckling93/100
Falstaff93/100
2009
James Suckling90/100
Guida AIS Duemilavini4 grappoli
2008
Falstaff92/100
James Suckling91/100
2007
James Suckling93/100
Falstaff91/100
I Vini di Veronelli3 stelle
2006
Wine Enthusiast91/100
Wine Spectator90/100
2005
Wine Enthusiast93/100
Wine Advocate91/100

Description

Chianti Classico Riserva Cortevecchia is the most polished expression of the territory, where the Sangiovese grape benefit from a long aging in wood to develop the classic, complex aromas of a Chianti Classico.

The fragrances are given time to expand, enrich, and grow. The result is a wine that perfectly expresses the variety and territory, smooth and elegant with an irreproducible texture when grown in other areas.

Winemaking and Aging

Winemaking

Fermentation takes place in open conical steel tanks, with a semi-automatic fulling system, at a controlled temperature of 28 °C for a period of 14 days; the grapes are inoculated with selected indigenous yeasts.

Aging

16/20 months in oak casks 0f 27 hL. A 6-month aging period in bottle follows.

Tasting Notes

Pairing

Traditional Tuscan starters “crostini” and chicken liver, succulent dishes such as steak or other grilled meats, first courses with game meats, seasoned cow cheeses, quail with braised polenta croutons, lamb with porcini mushrooms and potatoes, roasted pork shoulder with chanterelles, buckwheat tagliolini or with white ragù, risotto with Tuscan pecorino cheese with crunchy sweetbreads, beef rump with grilled porcini mushrooms.

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