Castello di Radda Chianti Gran Selezione Vigna il Corno 2016

Castello di Radda Chianti Gran Selezione Vigna il Corno 2016

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WS 93
DE 95

Castello di Radda, 0,75 l - 14.50%
100% Sangiovese

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Tuscany - Italy
Red still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Castello di Radda Chianti Gran Selezione Vigna il Corno 2016

Colour

Clear, ruby with garnet reflections.

Bouquet

Intense and persistent with notes of red berry fruit, with hints of spices and vanilla.

Flavour

Persistent and balanced, with a pleasantly fresh finish. The tannic structure is well-integrated and complex.

Pairing

It pairs well with red meats, game and stews. It also pairs well with hard and aged cheeses.

Meat
Game
Cheese
Matured cheese
Pork

Features

Name Castello di Radda Chianti Gran Selezione Vigna il Corno 2016
Type Red still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Year 2016
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 14.50% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Sangiovese
Country
Region Tuscany
Origin Radda in Chianti (Siena).
Climate Altitude: 400 m. a.s.l. Exposure: South.
Soil composition Clayey-limestone and rich in texture.
Vinification The alcoholic fermentation takes place in 50 hl stainless steel vats with maceration on the skins for about 4 weeks. The malolactic fermentation takes place entirely in new 5-hl barrels on the lees for about 5 months.
Ageing The ageing process continues in the same barrels for 20 months. The ageing in the bottle lasts at least 12 months before marketing.
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing It pairs well with red meats, game and stews. It also pairs well with hard and aged cheeses.
On offer Price Castello di Radda Chianti Gran Selezione Vigna il Corno 2016 € 36.72  ex VAT

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Decanter
95/100 
2016
Wine Spectator
93/100 
2016
xtraWine
93/100 
2016
Bibenda
 
5 bunches of grapes - An excellent wine 2015
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2015
James Suckling
92/100 
2015
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2015
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2014
Castello di Radda
From this winery:

The Società Agricola Castello di Radda is located on the hill facing the village of Radda in Chianti to the east, below the castle of Volpaia, Siena. The vineyards' exposure is from southeast to southwest on medium-textured clayey-calcareous soils, w...

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