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Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 2017

$40

Supple and vibrant, yet concentrated, featuring black cherry, blackberry, violet, mineral and tobacco aromas and flavors. Firmly structured and balanced, with a terrific finish that melds all the components and leaves a chalky sensation. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2024 through 2038. 4,000 cases made, 2,000 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Sep 30, 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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Other Grapes

Merlot

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$40

Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 2017

Supple and vibrant, yet concentrated, featuring black cherry, blackberry, violet, mineral and tobacco aromas and flavors. Firmly structured and balanced, with a terrific finish that melds all the components and leaves a chalky sensation. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2024 through 2038. 4,000 cases made, 2,000 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Sep 30, 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

Read More

Other Grapes

Merlot

Region

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