The 2017 Volpaia Chianti Classico displays savory notes of fresh red fruit, cherry, dried herb, and woodsy earth. This is a well-structured wine with cellaring potential well into the next decade.
Varietal Composition: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot
Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG
Aging: 12 months, Slavonian oak barrles
Farming Practices: Certified Organic since the 2004 vintage
92 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"Black-skinned berry, violet, new leather and tobacco aromas are front and center. Reflecting the nose, the smooth, approachable palate doles out juicy Marasca cherry, ripe plum, nutmeg and a hint of licorice framed in polished, pliant tannins. Drink through 2024." -KO, 11/1/19