Volpaia 'Coltassala' Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2017

Volpaia 'Coltassala' Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2017

95 POINTS: James Suckling
94 POINTS: Wine & Spirits Magazine
93 POINTS: Antonio Galloni, Vinous
93 POINTS: Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"A real beauty, the 2017 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Coltassala (made with organic fruit) shows medium-rich textural fiber with plenty of dark fruit, cherry, spice and leather. The important thing to mention here is how light and elegantly fragrant this wine remains despite the considerable heat and dryness of the growing season. In fact, all those fruit tones emerge with terrific purity and focus, backed by acidity and integrated structure, that invite an evening-long sampling with some medium-aged pecorino."
– Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"The 2017 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Coltassala is striking. Rich and ample, with tremendous depth, the 2017 shows all of the mystique that makes Sangiovese so alluring. Sweet dark cherry, dark plum, leather, licorice, menthol and tobacco build as the 2017 shows off its breadth and personality. The Coltassala has a bit more volume and oak influence than the other Volpaia wines, but it's an approach that works so well here."
– Antonio Galloni

"Transparent and linear with currant and cherry aromas and flavors. It’s beautifully fine and bright with crushed cherries and berries and hints of strawberries. Pine needles and fresh herbs, too. Very silky tannins and a palate that shows poise and polish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold."
– James Suckling

ABV: 13.5%

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By the bottle $89.99

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