2017 Rodano Chianti Classico
Wine & Spirits 90 points!
Rodano Chianti Classico is a beautiful wine from this famous appellation of Tuscany. Fattoria di Rodáno is a top source for classically made, user-friendly and complex Chianti. Located in Castellina in the heart of the Chianti Classico district, the estate dates back as a wine-producing property to the sixteenth century.
“As with his Riserva, Enrico Pozzesi sticks to tradition for this Chianti Classico annata, a blend of sangiovese with ten percent of canaiolo and colorino. He ages the wine for 15 months in large Slavonian oak casks, giving a powerful wine with grippy, ferrous tannins and dark fruit flavors layered with notes of graphite and dried cherry. Decant it before serving to give those tannins time to soften.”—Wine & Spirits 90 points!
Rodano Chianti Classico is hand-harvested and certified organic. It is 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo & Colorino. Medium in body with moderate acidity and silky tannins, this red offers flavors of black cherry, strawberry and mocha, with nicely integrated oak. Aged for 28 months in large Slavonian botte, it is beautifully balanced to enjoy now or to cellar for 8-10 years. The finish is rich, long and polished.
Enjoy Rodano Chianti Classico with veal, pasta, osso buco, and aged cheeses.
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