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Specifications

Colour: Red
Producer: Monteraponi
Region: Italy
Appellation: Chianti Classico
Grape Variety: Sangiovese

Chianti Classico, 2020

12x75cl
£210.00
10 cases, 7 bottles
£17.50 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Not so much an entry-level as just a “proper” Chianti Classico! Aged for a full 16 months in large Slavonian cask from vines averaging 15-20 years of age, the 2020 wafts from the glass with bright red cherries, wild strawberry, rosemary and a touch of balsamic. The tannins are ripe and pliant and, though youthful it is a joy to drink. Sangiovese 95% and Canaiolo 5% bottled at just 13% alcohol.

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