Il Picchio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Denomination
Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Origin

Location: Vineyard Il Picchio, 4,5 hectares, 420-450 m. a.s.l.

Breeding system: Guyot
Screw density: 6.500 plants per hectare

Production process
Fermentation for about 15 days at 28° and ageing for at least 30 months, 3 of which in bottle
Alcoholic strength
13,5%
First year of production
1988
Average production
15.000 bottles

~95% Sangiovese

~5% Colorino

Potential ageing
20/25 years
Profile and recommended combinations
Intense ruby red, floral and chocolate aromas with herbal notes. Remarkable body with a long and persistent final.
Grilled meats, truffle, stews and aged cheese.
Awards

2020

BIBENDA - 4/5 GRAPPOLI
DOCTOR WINE DANIELE CERNILLI - 94 POINTS
FALSTAFF - 92 POINTS
GAMBERO ROSSO VINI D'ITALIA - 2 BICCHIERI NERI
GARDINI NOTES THE WINE KILLER - 95+ POINTS
GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 94 POINTS
GUIDA VINI "VITAE" AIS - 3 VITI
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
THE WINE HUNTER MERANO WINE FESTIVAL - RED MEDAL
TONY WOOD ITALIAN WINE - 93+ POINTS
VINI BUONI D'ITALIA - 4 STARS
WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE ENTHUSIAST - 91 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 93 POINTS

2019

BIBENDA - 4 GRAPPOLI
DECANTER - 93 POINTS
DOCTOR WINE DANIELE CERNILLI - 94 POINTS
FALSTAFF - 91 POINTS
GAMBERO ROSSO VINI D'ITALIA - 2 BICCHIERI NERI
GARDINI NOTES THE WINE KILLER - 95+ POINTS
GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 93 POINTS
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 3 STARS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
JANCISROBINSON.COM - 17,5 POINTS
THE WINE HUNTER MERANO WINE FESTIVAL - RED MEDAL
VINI BUONI D'ITALIA - 4 STARS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 92 POINTS
WEIN PLUS - 92 POINTS/EXCELLENT
WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 95 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 94 POINTS

2018

DECANTER - 90 POINTS
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD - 92 POINTS/SILVER MEDAL
DOCTOR WINE DANIELE CERNILLI - 93 POINTS
ERGENTILI BY ERNESTO GENTILI - 92 POINTS
FALSTAFF - 92 POINTS
GAMBERO ROSSO VINI D'ITALIA - 2 BICCHIERI NERI
GARDINI NOTES THE WINE KILLER - 94 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 91 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 94 POINTS

2017

DECANTER - 90 POINTS
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD - BRONZE MEDAL
DOCTOR WINE DANIELE CERNILLI - 93 POINTS
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 91 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 94 POINTS
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 93 POINTS
WEIN PLUS - 93 POINTS
WINE & SPIRITS - 91 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINESCRITIC.COM - 93 POINTS

2016

DOCTOR WINE DANIELE CERNILLI - 94 POINTS
FALSTAFF - 91 POINTS
GAMBERO ROSSO VINI D'ITALIA - 2 BICCHIERI
GUIDA DEI VINI ITALIANI DI LUCA MARONI - 92 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 96 POINTS
ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE - 92 POINTS/EXCELLENT/HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
VINOUS ANTONIO GALLONI - 91 POINTS
VINUM - 17,5 POINTS
WEIN PLUS - 91 POINTS/EXCELLENT
WINE ADVOCATE - 94 POINTS

2015

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - SILVER MEDAL
DECANTER - 92 POINTS
FALSTAFF - 94 POINTS
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 91 POINTS/3 STARS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 96 POINTS
JANCISROBINSON.COM - 16,5 POINTS
ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE - 93 POINTS/EXCELLENT/HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
VINUM - 17 POINTS
WEIN PLUS - 92 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 92 POINTS

2013

DECANTER - 91 POINTS/HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
I VINI DI VERONELLI - 92 POINTS/3 STARS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 95 POINTS
TOP 100 ITALIAN WINES JAMES SUCKLING - 95 POINTS
WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 93 POINTS

2012

FALSTAFF - 93 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 95 POINTS
WINE & SPIRITS - 90 POINTS/YEAR'S BEST TUSCAN REDS
WINE ADVOCATE - 91 POINTS
WINE ENTHUSIAST - 90 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 92 POINTS

2011

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - GOLD MEDAL
FALSTAFF - 91 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 91 POINTS
VINUM - 16,5 POINTS
WEIN PLUS - 93 POINTS

2010

DECANTER - 91 POINTS
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 93 POINTS

2009

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - GOLD MEDAL
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 92 POINTS

2008

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES - SILVER MEDAL
JAMESSUCKLING.COM - 93 POINTS

2007

WINE ADVOCATE - 92 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 90 POINTS

2006

WINE ADVOCATE - 92 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR - 94 POINTS

2005

WINE ADVOCATE - 93 POINTS