Ricasoli Chianti Classico Gran Selezione “Colledila'” 2017 DOCG

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97 James Suckling

The purity of fruit here is stunning with blackberry, blueberry and orange-peel aromas and flavours. Medium-bodied with ultra-fine tannins.

Racy and focused with precision and polish that is very impressive for the vintage. Drinkable now, but better after 2022

 

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Description

CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG GRAN SELEZIONE “Colledila” DOCG

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Grapes

100% Sangiovese

Soil

This Cru grows on a clayey-limestone soil that is one of the most representative types of Chianti Classico: a very stony soil, rich in calcium carbonate and clay and poor in organic matter.

Harvest

Hand-picking and selection of the best grapes in the Colledilà vineyard on September 21st.

Winemaking

The grapes are destemmed and transferred by gravity into 100-hl stainless steel open tanks and then inoculated with selected yeasts. Fermentation temperature 24-27°C with daily punching and maceration on the skins about 14-16 days.

Ageing

18 months in 500-litre tonneaus of which 30% new and 70% second passage.

Ratings

WinesCritic 2020 94/100

James Suckling 2020 97/100

Sapori e Saperi_Gazza Golosa 2020 97/100

Christian Eder su Vinum 2020 17.5

The Wine Hunther Award 2020 Rosso

DoctorWine 2020 96/100

Vinous.com 2020 94/100

Vinibuoni d’Italia 2021 4 stelle

rnesto Gentili 2020 92/100

Wine Enthusiast 2020 92/100

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