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Tenuta Cantagallo, Chianti Montalbano Riserva

Italy · Tuscany · Chianti · Chianti Montalbano
This stunning Riserva comes from the most northern and the smallest of the Chianti sub-zones. Complex and delicious, it shows spice and fresh cherry character with a complex finish.
€24.99
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Body Medium
Tannins 3/10
Vineyard
Description
The Pierazzuoli brothers Enrico and Dario have been managing this estate, to the east of Empoli and north of Florence, for about twenty years. Their aim has simply to be able to represent this beautiful terroir into their wines with as little intervention as is required. Their results have seen them develop a superb reputation for authentic and highly-polished wines that are never overly manicured or overly-oaked or too concentrated. This is not just by design: their cool climate keeps the acidity in the grapes and translates to a fresher wine style as a result. At between 200 and 400 metres elevation, their 200 hectares of land provide a wealth of wildlife and varied micro-climates and soil types.
More Info
  • Alcohol 13.5%
  • Size 750ml
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Ageing Vessel Oak Barrels
  • Months Ageing 18 Months