Tenuta Larnianone, Santa Virginia, Chianti Superiore, DOCG, 2019

“Lovely nose of iodine, flowers, crushed stones, racy plums, cherries and some savory herbs. Dry and pristine medium body, filled with elegant berries and polished tannins. Juicy and authentic. Delicious now, but will hold for a few years, too. 91 Points James Suckling NAME Santa Virginia is the name of the oldest farmhouses of Tenuta Larnianone dating back to the 16th century, the one containing the estate‘s winery. Blend:80% Sangiovese, 15% Colorino, 5% Canaiolo Production: 6500 bottles WINEMAKING Each lot fermented separately: Spontaneous fermentation and malolact in concrete vats. Manual punch downs and pump overs AGING 8 months months in second passage french and hungarian oak barrels : 6 months in bottle before release VINEYARD Surface and Altitude: 4 ha, 275-285 asl Age of the vineyard: 40 years Soil: Loose clay and sands Plantation: 3000 vines/ha oriented south, spurred cordon training system Harvest: Hand picking with selection ; date adapted to each section of a parcel

Product Number: 04
Wine Producer: Tenuta Larnianone
Vintage: 2019
Region / Appellation: Chianti
Country: United Kingdom
Wine Colour: Red
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): £19
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes