This is a knockout Chianti Riserva from Selvapiana.
95 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "The 2019 Chianti Rufina Riserva Vigneto Bucherchiale is incredible and refined, with floral layers of brilliant red raspberry, forested earth, and potpourri. This continues seamlessly to the palate with complexity and weightlessness, fine tannins, and a long finish. Notes of leather, cedar, and red cherry meld together in a medium frame. This beautiful wine is a stunner now but will also be a joy to revisit over the next 15 or more years.
94 POINTS, James Suckling. "This has aromas of wild raspberries, plums, almond blossom, sandalwood, clay and olives on the nose. Medium-bodied with fine, creamy tannins. Supple and transparent. Very fine.
95 POINTS, Wine Enthusiast. "This full-bodied red starts off with aromas of leather, forest floor and camphor. Enveloping and structured, the palate shows a weightless concentration, featuring dried cherry, licorice, tobacco and a hint of orange zest framed in velvety...
A bottling of "Gran Selezione" is clear step up the ladder from a "Riserva." This is the designation a winemaker will give to their top offering. A truly special Chianti offering a complex expression from Tuscany. Succulent fruit and berry...
92 POINTS, James Suckling. "A ripe and full-bodied Brunello with intense notes of cassis, stewed plums and olive notes. Some grilled herbs, too. Broad and creamy tannins with plenty of rich fruit." Certified organic.