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Castelvecchi – ‘Madonnino’ Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 100% Sangiovese

Winemaking Different portions vinfied at different times. Macerated 40 days.

Aging 24 months new barriques, 18 old.

Alcohol Content 14.5 %

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Deep ruby red color, with precious maroon hues. The perfume it’s complex, with fruity notes that evolve into an interesting bouquet of spices, from vanilla to pepper. An expressive, complex and intriguing wine that shows an amazing balance, with a long and satisfying ending.

Overall Complex yet Composed

Mouthfeel Deep & Expressive

Aromas Pepper, Vanilla, Cherry, Star Anise, Tobacco, Blackberry, Wood, Violet

Selling Point Peak of Winemaking from a Storied Estate

Pairings Seared Rib Eye with Balsamic Glaze, Short Rib Pappardelle

Awards 92 Robert Parker (2015)

Sustainability Organic In Practice t, Natural Fermentation t

The Story

'Il Madonnino' refers to the vineyard on which this wine is produced, named after the Virgin Mary statue in the church nearby. Rooted in time and culture, this wine is pointed, precise, and reverent. Castelvecchi chooses the best grapes from the highest vineyard for this Gran Selezione, a testament to the terrain and the estate's dedication.

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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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