Itaians wine on Top 50 wines of the year 2013 from Decanter

From more than 3,200 wines recommended in Decanter over the past year, our tastings team has picked out not only the highest-scoring but also the best value wines. These top 50 are listed her in one handy guide with updated prices and stockists Italy is rapresented on this list from 10 wines. 4 comes from…

Chianti Classico Docg 2010 – Poggerino

#18 position on Top 100 Wine Spectator of 2013 The winery’s largest production (about 40.000 bottles per year). It is made from Sangiovese 100%. The wine spends one year in barriques before being aged in bottle. Its colour is light ruby, with aromas of blackberries, cherries and redcurrant, with a touch of licorice and vanilla…

Chianti Classico Riserva Docg 2009 – Lilliano

Grape variety or blend: percentages Sangiovese 90%; complementary 10% (grapes from first selection) Maturing/ageing phases, times and containers used: Storage in vitreous cement tanks until malolactic fermentation is completed. Chianti Classico Riserva is aged in Allier barrels (hl 28-34) for two years . Ageing in the Bottle: 6 months (three compulsory by Law). Sensorial analysis:…

Chianti Classico Docg 2010 – Lilliano

 Sangiovese: 80-85%; Colorino, Canaiolo and complementary grape varieties: 15-20% Vinification: phases, times and temperatures. Selection of the bunches in the vineyard; repeated daily pumping over for at least 20 days, at temperatures mainly between 28 and 32°C. Maturing/ageing phases, times and containers used: Storage in vitreous cement tanks until malolactic fermentation is completed. Vintage Chianti Classico is…