Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022 (JS-95)
Cedar, dried flowers, cherries and spices on the nose. Medium-to full-bodied with very polished, refined tannins and excellent length. This has gorgeous structure. Needs two or three years to soften. Excellent potential. Try after 2023.
Appellation: Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva
First year of production: 1962
Grapes: 90% Sangiovese – 10% Colorino e Canaiolo
Cultivation method: Guyot e spurred cordon
Vinification: In temperature controlled truncated conical steel vats with emptying system (D?lestage) and pumping over for about 18/20 days.
Aging: Partly in 500-liter French oak barrels and partly in 225-liter barriques, followed by bottle aging.