94 Pt Castelli del Grevepesa 'Lamole' 2011 Gran Selezione Chianti Classico DOCG

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Even though the co-operative of Castelli del Grevepesa has already been producing wine for 50 years, its members strive to uphold Tuscan traditions that date back centuries. This Chianti Classico 'Gran Selezione' hails from the southeast facing hills of Lamole, known for their prized Sangiovese grapes. If the word Chianti still makes you recall the straw-wrapped, round bottles of years past, be sure to check out this genuine, age-worthy rendition, and taste the true potential of the region.
94 Points - Wine Enthusiast!
Also a 'Cellar Selection'
"The elegantly structured palate doles out juicy black cherry, crushed raspberry, mocha, white pepper and cinnamon while firm, velvety tannins offer support. It closes on a tobacco note."

92 Points - WTSO Members!

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94 - Wine Enthusiast!


Unit Size750.00 ML
Alcohol Content14.00%

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Castelli del Grevepesa 'Lamole' Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2011 
By Wine Enthusiast
Castelli del Grevepesa 2011 Lamole Gran Selezione Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)
Special Designation: Cellar Selection
Points: 94
Price: $45
Designation: Lamole Gran Selezione
Varietal: Sangiovese
Appellation: Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
Winery: Castelli del Grevepesa
Alcohol: 14.00%
Bottle Size: 750.00 ml
Category: Red
Importer: Votto Vines Importing
In Magazine: 9/1/2015
By Kerin O’Keefe
Made entirely with Sangiovese, this offers lovely aromas of iris, fresh violet, perfumed berry and a whiff of sweet baking spice. The elegantly structured palate doles out juicy black cherry, crushed raspberry, mocha, white pepper and cinnamon while firm, velvety tannins offer support. It closes on a tobacco note. It’s already delicious but hold for complexity. Drink 2016-2021. (9/1/2015) -94
By Jancis Robinson
Castelli dei Grevepesa Lamole Gran Selezione 2011

Appellation: Chiatni Classico
Date Tasted: 25 Nov 2015
Score: 16.5+/20
Drink: 2015-2019
100% Sangiovese, 18 months in big oak casks. Fragrant, almost floral nose. Good attack and transparency. Not overdone. A good selection with attractive signature bitterness on the end. Not dense.
By Castelli del Grevepesa
Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione Lamole
Technical Details
Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione
Production: 8,000 bottles
Grapes: Sangiovese
Zone of Production: Chianti Classico - Area of Lamole
Position/Altitude: West / South West - 450/550m a.s.l.
Soil: Sandy, clay, arenaceous, lack of limestone, not deep
Vineyards Size: 10 Hectars
Cultivation Method: Guyot, Cordon
Density: 3,600 plants / Hectar
Vineryards Age: 15/60 years
Harvest: By hands with selection of the grapes
Vinification: Fermentation 12 days on the skins, with controlled temperature 30'C.
Aging: Totally 30 months, of which 18 in big Oak Cask
Bottle Refining: At least 3 months
Service Temperature: 16/18'C.
Food Pairings: Grilled red meat, including game recipes, ripe cheese.
Wine Information
Selection wine based on Sangiovese grape from Lamole area, vineyards growth at 500-550 m a.s.l. From the Lamole Vines, planted among the boulders and usually grown in the form of small trees known as “Alberello” comes a wine, which opens with intense ruby red color. The scent is fresh and intense with nuances of violets and iris. When is young has a vinous taste, fully and dry, becoming smooth, velvety and with a persistent aftertaste as it matures in casks of fine Slavonian Oak.
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