This is a knockout Chianti Riserva from Selvapiana.
94 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "A very pure and beautiful red with cherry and strawberry. Subtle spice, such as nutmeg and cedar. Orange peel, too. Medium to full body. Firm, silky tannins melt nicely into the wine. Fresh and clean finish. A beautiful single-vineyard Chianti Rufina with structure." Certified organic.
96 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "This is an elegant and extremely polished wine made with mostly Sangiovese and smaller parts Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Here too, the small blending element of Cabernet Franc has been slowly increasing in recent...
92 POINTS, James Suckling. "This Brunello shows off the ripeness and richness of the vintage, with plum, berry and lightly dried fruit. Some cedar and vanilla, too. Full-bodied with polished tannins. A juicy and rich wine to drink now."
Don't miss. This is one of the best Chianti Classico Producers in the Classico district. 95 POINTS, James Suckling. "This is a fantastic Chianti Classico with so much complexity and intensity. Cherry, chocolate, hazelnut and wet earth with some black...