Chianti Classico “Gran Selezione” DOCG Lornano
Gilbert & Gaillard
James Suckling

Chianti Classico “Gran Selezione” DOCG

 39,95

“In 2013, Lornano was one of the first 30 selected wineries of Chianti Classico to join the Consorzio’s new designation Gran Selezione.”

About the wine

Winery: Lornano
Wine: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Classification: DOCG
Grape variety: Sangiovese
Region/area: Lornano (Tuscany)
Type: Dry red wine
Soil: Medium mix; layered sand, interspersed with shales and rich in skeletons of alluvial origin mixed with limestone
Harvest: 2015
Alcohol: 14.5%
Closure: Cork
Serving temperature: 16-18° C
Lay-up potential: No data available yet
Content: 0.75L

Vinification

From a careful selection of hand-picked Sangiovese bunches, the grapes are destemmed and vinified in modern stainless steel tanks. The maceration takes about 25-30 days at a temperature of about 26° Celsius. When the alcoholic fermentation is complete, the wine begins its malolactic fermentation. The wine is then transferred to new French oak barrels where it matures for about 30 months. After the aging process, the wine is further blended with a selection of the very best barriques. After that, the “Gran Selezione” matures in the bottle for another 6 months.

Colour

Lornano’s Gran Selezione has a light ruby red color.

Nose

A beautiful and complex bouquet with notes of spice, tobacco, undergrowth and earthy notes, accompanied by hints of ripe wild berries and blackberries.

Taste impression

In the mouth the wine is soft and fresh, the tannins are well present, harmonious and of good power. The full and intense flavor gives a very pleasant persistence.

Culinary advice

This wine can be combined with cooked (game) meat and various seasoned cheeses.

Awards

Gilbert & Gaillard

Gilbert & Gaillard 95/100 Points

James Suckling

James Suckling 93/100 Points

Tasting Notes

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