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: Harvesting and selection of the best grapes in the vineyard by hand on September 27, 2019.
Ageing: 22 months in 500-litre tonneaux of which 30% new and 70% second passage.
Bottling: March 18, 2022.
Alcohol: 13.50% vol.
Ruby red color. On the nose balsamic hints, ripe red fruit, and violets. Juicy, savoury and mineral in the mouth with ripe tannins. Long and persistent finish.
"This spicy red is introduced with a blast of bright cherry fruit, along with strawberry, currant, eucalyptus and tobacco notes. Reveals an underlying mineral element, and dusty tannins present on the finish. All the components are there. Best from 2025 through 2043" –Bruce Sanderson
Factsheet (english) (72.48 KB)