Fattoria Montecchio 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
The nose is fruity and offers a certain power, a fine intensity, freshness, a small deepness. It reveals notes of bright cassis, bright redcurrant, small notes of cherry associated with touches of violet, lily, local grove as well as discreet hints of tobacco and liquorice. The palate is beautifully juicy, fresh, mineral and offers an acidulous frame, a good definition, a small suavity and a good balance. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy/fresh blackberry, raspberry, small notes of violet associated with touches of small wild red berries, fresh plum as well as hints of tonka bean, tobacco, nutmeg, fine hints of dark chocolate and an imperceptible hint of local grove/tonka bean. Tannins are precise and offer a fine softness.
Score : 15.75+/20 (91-92/100)
Fattoria Montecchio 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva
The nose is fruity, juicy and offers a certain small power and a beautiful freshness. It reveals notes of crushed cherry, juicy/fresh strawberry associated with touches of crushed redcurrant, blueberry, violet as well as fine hints of balsamic, local garrigue, a discreet hint of spices and pepper. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, suavity, a certain freshness, tension, precision, a good guideline and an acidulous frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, bright raspberry, small notes of redcurrant associated with touches of cherry, plum, olive tree as well as hints of violet, lilac, black olive and a subtle hint of liquorice. Tannins are supple.
Score : 15.5/20 (90-91/100)