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2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione , Isole e Olena

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Chianti Classico: Chianti Classico is a renowned wine region in Tuscany, Italy, known for producing high-quality Sangiovese-based wines. The Chianti Classico wines must adhere to specific production regulations, including the use of a minimum of 80% Sangiovese grapes. Gran Selezione: Gran Selezione is the highest quality designation within the Chianti Classico classification system, introduced in 2014. Wines labeled as Gran Selezione must be produced exclusively from estate-grown grapes and aged for a longer period before release compared to other Chianti Classico categories. Isole e Olena Winery: Isole e Olena is a prestigious winery in the Chianti Classico region, situated in the heart of Tuscany. The estate is known for its commitment to quality winemaking and the production of traditional Tuscan wines. 2016 Vintage: The 2016 vintage in Tuscany is widely regarded as an excellent vintage, characterized by favorable weather conditions during the growing season. Wines from this vintage may exhibit good structure, balanced acidity, and the potential for long-term aging. Tasting Notes (General): Chianti Classico Gran Selezione wines often showcase the characteristics of Sangiovese, with notes of red cherries, dark berries, herbs, and a distinct earthiness. The aging process in oak barrels contributes to additional complexity, adding nuances of vanilla, spice, and sometimes a hint of tobacco. Aging Potential: Gran Selezione wines, including those from Isole e Olena, are typically crafted for aging. The 2016 vintage, with its structure and balance, may offer good aging potential, allowing the flavors to evolve and mature over time.
2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione , Isole e Olena
2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione , Isole e Olena
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