Carpineto Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2015
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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Carpineto Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2015

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Product description

Deep ruby red due to the high concentration of anthocyanins. Pronounced aromas of wild berries, interlaced with hints of vanilla and spicy notes on the finish: it’s complexity will amplify during the extraordinary longevity of this wine. Palate sensations confirm and emphasize the olfactory complexity, revealing even greater strength, texture and persistence. Its elegance is already evident, destined to turn into absolute harmony with cellaring.  Pair this wine with succulent roasts, braised or grilled meat - a perfect match with fiorentina T-bone steak.

95 Points - Wine Spectator     This red offers depth and complexity, drawing you in with sensuous aromas of black cherry, black currant, violet, iron, leather and tar. Rich and smooth, backed by firm, refined tannins. Shows excellent balance and length. Best from 2021 through 2038.

91 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate     Carpineto farms Sangiovese and other grapes in the most important wine appellations of Tuscany, including Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. This is the first time I am seeing a Gran Selezione from this far-reaching estate. The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione shows dark fruit, plum, prune and soft touches of potting soil. The wine delivers thick lines and dense contours that are even more evident in this hot and sunny vintage. This would be a nice Sangiovese to pair with a Tuscan peposo—meat stewed in tomato and red wine.