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Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg

Strada al Sasso 2019

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Tenuta di Arceno


Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Strada al Sasso is a prestigious Sangiovese coming exclusively from a single block of a single vineyard. This exceptional microcru planted in 1998 is located in a very ventilated area of ​​the property. The vineyard is characterized by a high density and low yield plant, with a careful choice of rootstocks and clones most suitable for the soil. Strada al Sasso is Tenuta di Arceno's most intense, deep, concentrated and complex wine. The aromas are rich in notes of black fruits, violets and freshly roasted coffee beans. On the palate it is dense and dominated by notes of dried plums, nutmeg, undergrowth. It has a strong acidity and balanced tannins. Pleasant even when young, it is left to age for a long time to continue its natural evolution and refinement. The 2019 vintage was a very balanced vintage. The winter was cold with heavy rains, which ensured a good water supply in the ground. Spring was cool and rainy, slightly delaying flowering. The summer was hot but was not characterized by extreme temperatures, on the contrary it was mitigated by some rains that contributed to the balance of the plants. A warm and sunny autumn, characterized by cool nights, made it possible to harvest healthy and perfectly ripe grapes between mid-September and late October. A strong but elegant imprint, the one that this Sangiovese leaves on the nose, with classic notes of violet, sweet mint, ripe blueberries and soft spice tones. On the palate, the vibrant acidity is accompanied by layered flavors of fresh raspberries, cypress and black olives. A lingering finish reveals undertones of orange peel and cigar box. A Sangiovese to be discovered over time, gradually unleashes hidden layers and mysteries of its marvelous complexity.

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Arceno Strada al Sasso

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0.750 L
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Main Grape Variety
Grape Variety 2
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg
Castelnuovo Berardenga
Contains Sulfites
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Tenuta di Arceno

Tenuta di Arceno Discover Tenuta di Arceno in Tuscany and its fine wines in our online store Tenuta di Arceno is located on the hills of Chianti Classico , precisely in the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga. The estate was first owned by the Sienese Taja family and then passed to the Piccolomini, a historic Tuscan family that was very influential in Siena. In 1994 it was bought by Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke . From a clear Tuscan lineage, the wines of Tenuta di Arceno own a level of richness, concentration and character comparable to the best wines in the world. The 92 hectares of vineyards are located on rocky hills at an altitude between 300 and 560 above see level. The company has always cultivated the most famous native vine of Tuscany, Sangiovese , but also experimenting with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot . The oenological team, that consistt of two winemakers, Lawrence Cronin and Pierre Seillan , brought great sensitivity to the production of the six wines produced. On one hand we find the Chianti Classico wines, which express their best in the Gran Selezione Strada al Sasso . On the other hand, Bordeaux blended wines, such as il Fauno by Arcanum, Valadorna and Arcanum , made from Cabernet Franc and the Merlot.
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