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.
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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.
Zone of production: Gaiole in Chianti, Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Chianti Classico
Altitude and orientation: 260-370m. slm Sud, S-E, SW
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape: Sangiovese and traditional grapes
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: 40.000
Alcoholic content (%): 14
Recommended serving temperature: 18°C
Slow Wine Guide 2023 - Slow Wine Top Wine
James Suckling 92 pt.
Vinous A. Galloni 92 pt.
Winecritic 94 pt.