Colledilà 2016

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Colledilà is a great cru of Chianti Classico that stands out for its complex structure and its outsatnding modern elegance. A straight Sangiovese capable of celebrating all the magnificent qualities of this varietal, further enhanced by the small size of the vineyard of the same name.

100% Sangiovese

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COLLEDILÀ Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Distinctive traits: ripe red fruit and plum, complex and elegant structure

This single vineyard Sangiovese lies on a clayey-calcareous soil, known as “alberese”, in the geological formation of Monte Morello, one of the most representative typologies of the Chianti Classico denomination: very stony soil, rich in calcium carbonate and clay and poor in organic substance.

Harvest: on September 26, 27, 28 the best grapes of Colledilà vineyard were hand-picked.
Ageing: 18 months in 500 litre-tonneaux (30% new)
Bottling: December 11, 2018
Alcohol: 14%

Tasting notes

A beautiful nose that shows dark plums, vanilla, tar, tobacco and spices. Full-bodied and very powerful with punchy tannins, but some real integration to the agile fruit and acidity. The complexity and depth at the end is breathtaking. (credits: JamesSuckling 2019).

Awards

James Suckling 2019
97/100
Decanter Wine Awards 2020
Gold (96)
Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2019
95/100
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