Tenuta Larnianone, Larniano, Chianti Riserva, DOCG 2018

Larniano is the name of the main Villa dominating Tenuta Larnianone. In front of it stands the one hectare (2 acres) Laniano cru planted in 1972. TASTING NOTES Racy plums, red cherries, dried oranges, sweet cloves and anise on the nose, extending to the succulent, medium-to full-bodied palate that’s filled with plums and savory spices. Lots of creamy, polished tannins here. Goodlength, too. Very tasty now, so why wait? Blend:85% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino, 5% Canaiolo WINEMAKING Each lot fermented separately : Spontaneous fermentation and malolactic in concrete vats Manual punch downs and pump overs MATURATION 20 months in Hungarian oak barrels : 6 months in bottle before release VINEYARD Surface and Altitude: 1 Ha , 275-285 asl Age of the vineyard: 50 years Soil: Loose clay with seashell fossils Plantation: 3000 vines/ha oriented south, spurred cordon training system Harvest: Hand picking with selection ; harvest date adapted to each section of a parcel AWARDS 17/20 Jancis Robinson 93/100 James Suckling

Product Number: 05
Wine Producer: Tenuta Larnianone
Vintage: 2018
Region / Appellation: Chianti
Country: United Kingdom
Wine Colour: Red
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): £29
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes