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Ricasoli Chianti Cl. Gran Selez. Roncicone 2018

Ricasoli Chianti Cl. Gran Selez. Roncicone

2018
97
SUCKLING
91
VINOUS
93
WINE SPECTATOR
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£59.45

/ 0.75 L btl

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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

The Chianti Cl. Grand Selection Roncicone expresses hints of hibiscus, orange peel, violet, lavender, Earl Gray tea, cloves, tobacco and wet earth. Elegant and flowing with supple yet structured tannins, intensely refreshing acidity and a long and complex finish. Superb Sangiovese. Perfect for pairing with red meat dishes.

What does this wine taste like?

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic
View
Ruby red
Bouquet
Hibiscus / Orange peel / Violets / Lavender / Clove / Tobacco / Damp earth
Mouth
Elegant / Great structure / Lively acidity / Refreshing / Smooth tannins / Long finish / Complex

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

carnes-rojas
Red meat
quesos-curados
Cured cheeses
embutidos-y-jamon
Sausages and ham

Ratings and awards

201998+ PK
201897 SK91 VN93 WS
201793 PK95 SK
PK: ParkerSK: SucklingVN: VinousWS: Wine spectator

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Suckling

Aromas of minerals, crushed stones and cherries. Pine needles, too. Floral. Full-to medium-bodied with a tight, linear palate and super fine tannins. Extremely deep. Fresh. Light saltiness. Give this three or four years to open.

— James Suckling (11/08/2021)JamesSuckling.com Vintage 2018 - 97 SUCKLING

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The winery

Barone Ricasoli

Barone Ricasoli

Ricasoli is considered by many to be the most representative winery in Chianti Classico, in the municipality of Gaiole in Chianti. The history of the Ricasoli family has been linked to wine since 1141: written records dating back to then show that the Castle of Brolio was already in the family's possession. And it was thanks to Baron Bettino Ricasoli, an illustrious politician and wine entrepreneur of great farsightedness, that in 1872 the Chianti...

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