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      Tasting Notes
      Rocca Delle Macie Tenuta di Sant'Alfonso Chianti 2017

      Chianti Classico Tenuta Sant’Alfonso is one of the winery's most well-established wines and one of the two prestigious crus produced today with 100% Sangiovese grapes cultivated exclusively on the Sant'Alfonso estate. Based on the studies and experiments conducted in the vineyard, it emerged that the most clay-rich and least gravelly soils of this estate, combined with the use of specific clones of Sangiovese, caused the grapes to develop and mature with a higher concentration of polyphenols and aromatic substances.

      The result is this opulent, juicy Chianti Classico, which is awash with fruity overtones of amarena cherries and blackberries, as well as spicy notes of licorice and coffee. It also boasts a well-balanced, pleasant structure on the palate.

      Although not classed as a Riserva, with its immensely refined organoleptic qualities, generous body and extensive ageability, it has the characteristics to be a great companion to full flavoured dishes such as roasts and game.

      Stored properly it can age for 5/6 years.
      Serve at 18/20 °C.

      "Fresh and clean with dried-cherry and citrus character. Medium body, light tannins and a crisp finish. Drink now."
      91 points.
      (James Suckling, Jamessuckling.com, November 2019)

      Wine Facts

      Grape Variety
      Sangiovese
      Country
      Italy
      Region
      Tuscany
      Vintage
      2017
      Colour
      Red
      Type (Still/Sparkling)
      Still
      Provenance (Old/New World)
      Old World
      Body Style
      Medium Bodied Red
      Sweetness
      Dry
      Drinking Stage
      Drink/Keep
      Organic
      No
      Biodynamic
      No
      Vegan
      Yes

      Please note product image may differ slightly from actual product received

      Buy with confidence at JNWine.com

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