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Castelvecchi – ‘Lodolaio’ Chianti Classico Riserva

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 100% Sangiovese

Winemaking Macerated in concrete tanks 35-40 days.

Aging Barriques for 12 months, bottle 3 years.

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Bright red color with purple reflections. Fresh scent, complex with intense fruit reminiscent of the scents of red berry fruit such as cherry, currants, blackberry and raspberry. The spicy notes lead back to licorice, cloves, cinnamon, pepper and dark chocolate with a vanilla finish. The taste is warm and enveloping with elegant tannins.

Overall Bright, Complex & Elegant

Mouthfeel Refreshing with Great Spice

Aromas Licorice, Cherry, Currants, Blackberry, Raspberry, Cinnamon, Pepper, Vanilla

Selling Point From the Falcon's Flight - Lavish High Altitude Riserva

Pairings Bisteca alla Fiorentina, Pecorino Gran Riserva Cheese

Awards 91 Robert Parker (2016)

Sustainability Organic In Practice t, Sustainable In Practice t, Natural Fermentation t

The Story

Selected mostly from plots of Galestro and Albarese, this riserva holds incredible character. 'Lodolaio' is a type of falcon seen in Europe, a tribute to the precision of this wine and the altitude it comes from. Easy to drink habitually, even easier to appreciate.

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Brand Story

Castelvecchi Chianti was acquired by the Paladin family in pursuit of noteworthy, superior, and inimitable Chianti Classico. The estate dates back 1000 years rooting it in the history of the area and possessing a distinct terroir that can only be found in the hills of Radda. Here too, Paladin aims at sustainability and groundbreaking innovation.


Brand Story

Castelvecchi Chianti was acquired by the Paladin family in pursuit of noteworthy, superior, and inimitable Chianti Classico. The estate dates back 1000 years rooting it in the history of the area and possessing a distinct terroir that can only be found in the hills of Radda. Here too, Paladin aims at sustainability and groundbreaking innovation.

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