Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Tenuta Badia a Passignano DOCG Antinori

Tuscany
Chianti Classico Docg
2015
Sku: 1270
Until stocks
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€ 31.50 € 38.90
Shipping within Wednesday 17 July, if you order within 12 hours e 20 minutes

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2 bottles
€ 63.00
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-19%
3 bottles
€ 94.50
Purchase
-19%

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
91/100
2019
4 Grappoli AIS
2010
Wine Spectator
92/100
2010

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Antinori
Region
Tuscany
Wine list:
Chianti
Denomination:
Chianti Classico Docg
Vintage:
2015
Grapes:
100% Sangiovese
Alcohol:
14,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Medium-bodied and fragrant
Pairing:
Cold meats and salami, Meat stewed, Saffron risotto, Milanese cutlet, Cut of beff, Medium-aged cheeses

Descrizione vino

The best selection of the Badia di Passignano estate is honored by the best reward which guarantees and check the Chianti Classico denomination. It is made by 100% of Sangiovese grapes. This area has particular climatic conditions and the selection which imposes a careful care of the entire producing process. After a soft destemming of the bunches, the berries are manually selected to exalt the quality of the product. This operation is useful to guarantee the right potential of the musts. The alcoholic fermentation lasts 10 days and it follows the maceration on peels for further 10-12 days. After the racking off the wine is put part in Hungarian oak barrels of 300 and 250 liters and part in French oak barrels of 225 liters for about 14 months to start the malolactic fermentation which is spontaneous and it lasts up to the end of the year. During this long step the different lots are constantly checked and tasted to exalt the wood evolution. At the end of the aging period the different grapes are blended together. The wine has to be bottle and age for further 12 months.  

 

Characteristics of this great Chianti

The Chianti Classico Gran selection Antinori of the Cantina Badia di Passignano cellar has an intense ruby red color with a ripe fruit aroma with a good keeping of freshness. The fruity and wood aromas are perfectly mixed together the balsamic and graphite aromas. The taste is rich of sweet and harmonic tannins also vibrating. It has a remarkable persistence and aftertaste with fruity aromas.

 

Suggested pairings with this Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Tenuta Badia a Passignano DOCG 

The red wine Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione wine is perfect with meats and sauces. It is also perfect with Tuscany food. It has to be served at 18°C in Ballon or Bordeaux wine glasses to help the oxygenation.

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