2018 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico

Sangiovese - 750ML
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REVIEWS

JS 93 VN 92 W&S 91 WE 91 WA 90
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, June 2020

A racy, fine-tuned Chianti Classico with blackberry, black-cherry and wet-earth aromas. Medium-bodied with medium polished tannins and a long finish. Transparent. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.
VN 92

Vinous, September 2020

The 2018 Chianti Classico is a gorgeous, mid-weight wine that captures the essence of the estate's high-altitude vineyards. Freshly cut flowers, sweet red berries, licorice, mint, pine and cedar are some of the many...
W&S 91

Wine & Spirits, April 2021

Sangiovese (with ten percent merlot) from Volpaia’s vineyards in the high hills of Radda gave a juicy and energetic wine in 2018, its ample acidity freshening the bright cherry flavors. The wine fleshes out with exposure...
WE 91

Wine Enthusiast, November 2020

Made with organic grapes, this has vinous aromas of freshly pressed grapes that mingle with whiffs of wild berry, moist earth and violet. It's bright and savory, offering Marasca cherry, blood orange and rusty nail...
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

This is a delightfully open and accessible value red that could pair with a simple chicken dinner. From an organic farm, the Volpaia 2018 Chianti Classico is a smooth, silky and fruit-driven expression that delivers on...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Classico
Sub-appellation Radda
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork