'Effe 55' Gran Selezione Chianti Classico DOCG
'Effe 55' Gran Selezione Chianti Classico DOCG
Made entirely with Sangiovese, this evokes delicate aromas of ripe black-skinned fruit and cooking spice. The chewy palate offers dried black cherry, liquorice and espresso alongside firm but fine-grained tannins. Drink through 2022.

Country and Region: Italy,Tuscany

Classification: Gran Selezione Chianti Classico DOCG

Producer: Tenuta di Capraia

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Colorino | Sangiovese

Vinification: Maceration under controlled temperature 28°C in steel tanks for 12-20 days using indigenous yeasts. Malolactic fermentation in steel tanks. Aged for 15 months in tonneaux and blending for 6 months in large oak barrels (23-32h/l), followed by 12 months refinement in bottle before release.

ABV: 14%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: Wine Spectator, 95 points; James Suckling, 93 points

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 219.00

Bottle Price: £ 36.50