The Chianti Classico Riserva Casaloste is produced from a selection of the best grapes of the farm and is obtained mainly from Sangiovese grapes, with a small percentage of other native red grape varieties. With this wine Giovanni B. d'Orsi wanted to enhance the power of the terroir and respecting the typicality of the various vintages.
It is an aging wine, able to express new and interesting sensations year after year.
Grapes: Sangiovese 95%, 5% other native red grape varieties
Vinification: small sized stainless steel vats using selected yeasts and controlled temperature, with “delestage ”
Aging: French oak barriques from Allier for about 14 months with “batonnage” and “oxygen macrobulage”. After bottling, a minimum bottle period of 6 months is required before selling.
Colour: intense ruby red
Nose: it is a complex wine. Its bouquet blends the typical fruity aromas of Sangiovese (such as blackberry, ripe marasca, plum) with the elegant notes of wood
Mouth: rich wine. On the palate it is velvety and harmonious with an excellent balance between acidity and sweet tannins. Aging wine, gives its best from the 5th year after the harvest
It goes with: grilled red meat. Its harmony and typicality are also exalted perfectly by aged cheeses.
Service temperature: 18°
Production: 7.000 bottles per year
James Suckling - 92 points - Vintage 2013
Wine Spectator - 91 points - Vintage 2013
Decanter - 91 points - Vintage 2013
Veronelli - 90 points - Vintage 2013
15+ Vert De Vin (89-90) - Vintage 2013
Galloni - 89 points - Vintage 2013