Roncicone 2017

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

A pure Sangiovese that reveals all the magnificent qualities of this grape, further exalted by the small size of the vineyard whose name it bears.
For Collectors only, old vintages of this wine are also available in the Ricasoli Collection reserved area.

100% Sangiovese

50.00 €

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110.00 €

incl. VAT

RONCICONE Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Distinctive traits: floral freshness, spicy notes, elegant acidity

Roncicone is located on a Marine Deposits geological formation. The vineyard is about 10 hectares in size, located at 320 meters above sea level and with a south-eastern aspect. Grapes are handpicked and then selected: only perfect clusters become Roncicone.

Harvest: Sangiovese was hand-picked on September 6
Ageing: 18 months in 500-litre tonneaux of which 30% new and 70% second passage
Bottling: February 12 2020
Alcohol: 14%

Tasting notes

Ruby red colour. On the nose notes of ripe red fruit, spices, vanilla with a toasted finish. Silky, elegant, vertical, with firm tannins on the palate. Savoury finish with excellent persistence.

Awards

WinesCritic
96/100
James Suckling 2020
95/100
The Wine Hunther Award 2020
GOLD
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