Istine 2015 Chianti Classico, Vigna Cavarchione, DOCG

Istine 2015 Chianti Classico, Vigna Cavarchione, DOCG

Item Number: 11517

UPC: 8-053329320030

Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub Region: Chianti Classico
Appellation/AVA: Chianti Classico DOCG
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vineyard Designation: Vigna Cavarchione
Vintage: 2015
Grape(s): 100% Sangiovese
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 6
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 13.5
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Galestro
Elevation: 400 meters

Vineyard Notes: The Cavarchione Vineyard is located in Gaiole. The 6 hectares were planted partly in 2009 and partly in 2010.

Winemaking Notes: The wine is aged in large Slavian oak with minimal intervention.

Tasting Notes: Ripe berry fruit shines on the nose with an edge of dried violets and spice. The palate shows fruit and savoriness. It has a beautiful tannic structure.

Reviews

  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 92 (3/1/2018)

    Aromas of ripe dark-skinned berry, new leather, culinary spice and a whiff of pressed violet lift out of the glass. Chewy and savory, the medium-bodied palate doles out raspberry compote, ripe Marasca cherry, cinnamon and star anise. Polished tannins provide smooth support.