"Castellani Chianti Riserva 2013" selected for the Cité du Vin
Videoof"CastellaniChiantiRiserva2013" winetastingbyAndreas Larsson (world champion sommelier). Our Castellani Chianti Riserva 2013 has gained a prestigious position in
the wine list of the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux where it will be the only
representative of its appellation (Chianti DOCG). The wine has been
selected by Andreas Larsson, supported by a
tasting committee chaired by Michel Rolland, to realize the selection of
wines that will be sold at the Enoteca, in the Wine Boutique and in the
Cité Panoramic restaurant, which was inaugurated on May 31st 2016 in
the presence of the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande.
From the 1st to the 3rd of April, an internationally renowned panel selected and made up of credible professionals scored the participating wines within Italy and the rest of the world. This commission awarded our Chianti Classico Tenuta Campomaggio 2013, Radda in Chianti, with 91 points...
Once again this year excellent ratings for our wines from the prestigious French guide Gilbert & Gaillard. The 2013 Chianti Classico DOCG of Campomaggio estate has been awarded 91 pts. 91 pts also for the Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva 2011 from the same estate. The Genius Loci Sangiovese Toscana IGT 2012 from Burchino estate won 88 pts. As for the wines of Tenuta Poggio al Casone, Chianti DOCG Superiore 2014 was awarded 89 pts and La Cattura Toscana IGT 2013 87 pts. Thanks to the excellent scores achieved, all the wines mentioned won the prestigious Gold Medal with our great satisfaction.
The vineyard of Santa Lucia Estate is located about 100m above sea level at the intersection of the Arno and the Era Valleys on ancient downspouts land consisting of layers of tufaceous sands and gravel; a land which reveals at times the meeting between the river and the sea, which is now located about 25 kilometers to the west, also rich in stone and fossil shells.
Aged for 24 months in oak casks. It completes its refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months. Ruby red colour tending to garnet with ageing. Bouquet, cedar, 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.
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