A rare bottling of "Gran Selezione" which is clear step up the ladder from a "Riserva" bottling. This is the designation a winemaker will give to their top offering.
This is exactly what truly special Chianti is supposed to taste like: a super complex expression from Tuscany with plenty of succulent fruit and ripe berry flavors that are supported by dense tannins. Intermixed within the layered fruit are notes of Tuscan goodness such as leather, tobacco, iron and smoky cherry fruit, with a finish that is long and expansive.
99 POINTS, Antonio Galloni, Vinous. "The 2016 Le Pergole Torte is magnificent, just as it was last year. Rich, dense and explosive, with stunning depth and texture, the 2016 possesses off the charts intensity while remaining light on its feet for...
96 POINTS, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate. "There is a symphony of dark fruit with black cherry, plum, spice and sweet tobacco. I am particularly attracted by a distant hint of medicinal or menthol herb that I also discovered in...
Awesome Tuscan value! Think mini Super Tuscan with a richness that is balanced by earthy, elegant, fresh red fruit and spice. A lot of wine for the money here. Pair with with a meat-lovers pizza for pure joy!