|VARIETY||Sangiovese 95%, Merlot 5%|
This wine was born along with the winery, and has grown with it over the years, becoming the ambassador that represents it around the world. As such, it deserves more space than can be allocated to it in this brief description.
The history of Rocca delle Macìe is, in actual fact, doubly intertwined with this Chianti Classico, which has evolved over the years both through the changes imposed upon it by updates to the regulations and through the enhancements made in the vineyards thanks to replanting operations, soil analysis and the clonal selection of Sangiovese.
Today, we have arrived at a lively, ruby-red wine that expresses character, freshness and terroir, and is laden with aromas of cherry and violet.
The grapes for the Chianti Classico are selected and picked by hand. The must undergoes maceration over the grape skins for 12 – 14 days. Following the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, the wine is then aged in Slavonian or French oak barrels for a period of 6 to 10 months and refined further in the bottle.
Color: lively ruby red.
Bouquet: intense and persistent with hints of wild berries that combine well with the aromas released by the wood of the barrels.
Taste: savory and full bodied, it highlights the exceptional persistence of the bouquet.
|Antonio Galloni – Vinous||89/100|