IT-RDM-21-16

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 'San Marcellino', Rocca di Montegrossi

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 'San Marcellino', Rocca di Montegrossi
  • Certified Organic
  • 94% Sangiovese  with 6% Pugnitello
  •  Produced using the finest grapes selected from the 7-ha San Marcellino vineyard that surrounds the Church of San Marcellino in Monti in Chianti:
  • Up to 50-year-old vines
  • 0.9 hectares of Pugnitello, an old indigenous Tuscan grape that perfectly complements Sangiovese, bringing out its color, structure and aromas
  • Since 2006 the San Marcellino cuvee has included about 5% Pugnitello
  • 16-day fermentation and 23-day maceration
  • 24 months in barriques (35%) and tonneaux (65%) of Allier oak (15% of new wood, 20% of 2 years, 25% of 3 years and 60% of 4 years), plus 24 months refining in bottle
  • Annual production is about 18,000 bottles.
Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
Chianti Classico
Variety:
Sangiovese
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

Decanter

Score:
96
Date:
2021-06-01

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