- Tasting Notes
Chianti Classico DOCG
Sangiovese 92%, Canaiolo and other red grapes 8%
92 points James Suckling
The Castle of Monterinaldi settlement, in the commune of Radda in Chianti, in the heart of the oldest historical area of the Chianti Classico, is situated near an ancient Etruscan route. Eighteen single Vineyards, 38 terroirs, 55 hectares, as self contained as a turtle: Sangiovese of different clones, Canaiolo, Colorino, Malvasia Nera, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Gamay, Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Cabernet-Franc, Malvasia Bianca, Trebbiano, Chardonnay. Monterinaldi today is an estate in conversion to the organic management which will become organic certified from 2017 vintage.
A compressed Chianti Classico with plum and cherry character on the nose and palate with citrus undertones. It’s medium-bodied with creamy tannins and a medium fruity finish. Drink or hold.