2020 - Chianti Classico Riecine
Colour
Red
Producer
Riecine
Region
Chianti Classico
Grape
Sangiovese / Canaiolo / Trebbiano / Malvasia
Drinking
2022 - 2029
Case size
3x150cl
Available Now

2020 CHIANTI CLASSICO RIECINE - 3x150cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Riecine
Region
Chianti Classico
Grape
Sangiovese / Canaiolo / Trebbiano / Malvasia
Drinking
2022 - 2029
Case size
3x150cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £172.00 (Inc. VAT)
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Pricing

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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, July 2022

    A firm favourite with the team at Goedhuis, the sensational 2020 Chianti Classico from Riecine exudes all of the vibrant red cherry and cranberry flavours that our clients have become accustomed to. This rounded, vibrant beauty oozes stacks of personality and appeal and is the perfect red to savour and enjoy across every season. Such is the high level of quality and consistency Riecine’s Chianti Classico is simply in a class of its own.

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, July 2022,
    Score: 90

    The 2020 Chianti Classico is bright, punchy and full of character. Crushed rose petals, tobacco and sweet red berry fruit are nicely lifted in this delicious, mid-weight Chianti Classico from Riecine. The 2020 is beautifully done. Drink 2022-2032.

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Producer

Riecine

Though Riecine's vineyard area dates from the 12th century when it was owned and managed by amonastery, the estate was not actually founded until 1971 by John Dunkley. Today, the domaine isowned by Gary Baumann and run by Sean O'Callaghan and his best friend, Zolfo, a golden retrieverwith a penchant for Sangiovese.Classically styled yet produced using modern techniques, Riecine wines are refined and superbly balanced - some of the best examples that we have tasted from the region.

Region

Chianti Classico

There are seven zones within the Chianti appellation, though its centre, Chianti Classico is themost famous. The appellation regulations require that Sangiovese must make up at least 75% of theblend (many wines are 100%); however smaller percentages of native and non-native varieties, suchas Canaiolo, Colorino and Cabernet Sauvignon, are also permitted. The denomination of Riservaindicates a wine usually produced with more concentrated grapes than the traditional cuvée andrequires a minimum of one additional year of ageing.