Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
The Campomaggio Estate is
located in the wonderful region of Chianti, straddling the fascinating
provinces of Florence and Siena. Years of ageing ennoble this
Chianti Classico which is only produced in the best years and specially
selected as Reserve. Aged for 24 months in oak casks. It completes its
refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months.
Colour: Ruby red colour tending to garnet with ageing.
sandalwood and a sweet dustiness on the nose.
Taste: Cherry and toasted oak palate.
The finish has fine-grained tannins and a lovely back-end bouquet.
J. Suckling, Wine Spectator: "Aromas of black
berries and licorice. Full-bodied, with lots of fruit and vanilla
Wine Enthusiast: "A distinctive
offering marked by a beautiful seamless quality".
Gambero Rosso: "Due bicchieri"
Game bird dinner, a roasted
breast ballotine, roast chicken, or soft cheese.
The Campomaggio Estate covers 27 hectares in one of the best areas of Chianti Classico on soils characterized by the dominance of limestone, Galestro and Alberese. The history of the estate dates back to around 1700 when the manor house and the rural village overlooking the entire vineyard were built. In early 1900 the estate became property of Sedelmayer family to whom we owe the first labels of what will become one of the most important wines of Radda in Chianti area. In 1990 the property passed to the Castellani Family that restructured the old vineyards and built the new winery in local stone giving start to the rebirth of this spectacular vineyard which is part of the Lucarelli wildlife oasis. Campomaggio estate is a natural paradise of peace and tranquillity where the classic wines are produced in the heart of Chianti, the Campomaggio Villa nearby the estate is the set of a luxury hotel destination for many enthusiasts of one of the finest wine producing areas of the world.