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Jéroboam Riserva Chianti Classico d.o.c.g. 2016 – 3 lt. with wooden box

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150,00 €

"A wine of classic elegance and restraint, it has the structure and freshness to improve over the next decade."

Stephanie Johnson - Wine & Spirits (apr 2020)

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Jeroboan Chianti Classico Riserva d.o.c.g. 2016 - 3 lt. with wooden box

Organic

The Badia a Coltibuono Riserva, our most classic wine, is made exclusively from autoctonous grapes. It is loved by wine aficionados worldwide and is considered to be a true emblem of the Chianti territory. As a testimony to its long history and traditions, the estate is the proud possessor of a unique patrimony of old Riserva wines which date back as far as 1937.

Vintage notes

Growing Season 2016 : The mild winter with temperatures above average and the rains of February/March led to an early sprouting of the vines, with subsequent flowering in the last days of April. The hails of may have damaged part of the clusters, lowering the overall production. The grass in the vineyard and the warm and dry climate of July and August have been decisive elements to arrive at a great harvest in terms of quality. The harvest ended the first days of October. Excellent quality of the grapes. A rigorous control of the machining processes has produced excellent wines.
Harvest period : 7th September - 3th October

Tasting Notes

Intense, deep ruby red color with subtle glimmers of garnet.  The wine shows a splendid, full nose with hints of blackberries and pleasant notes of tobacco and spice. In the mouth, the wine is soft with an elegant, fresh finish and a persistent, generous acidity in the aftertaste.  Full of mature tannins and fruitiness.

Details

Zone of production: Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Poggino, Vignone, Montebello, Argenina
Altitude and orientation: 260-370m. slm Sud, S-E, SW
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo, Colorino
Harvest: Hand-picked grapes manually sorted at the winery
Vinification: Fermentation with autoctonous yeasts. Cap managed with punchdown.  Maceration on the skins for at least 3 weeks
Ageing: 24 months in casks of French and Austrian oak; four months of  bottle age before release
No. of bottles produced: 22.000
Alcoholic content (%): 14
Recommended serving temperature: 18°C

Pairings: Roasted meats and game. Aged

Awards

Wine & Spirits (April 2020) - 93 pt. Best buy

Gardini Notes (April 2020) - 96 pt.

Falstaff (March 2020) - 94 pt.

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