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New successes for Chianti Classico


With 12 “Slow Wine” and 2 “daily”, plus other awards that are very important to some IGT products in the territory, Chianti Classico is elected from the territory of the Slow Slow Wine Guide 2013, published by Slow Food.

Success also confirmed in the guide “Good Wines of Italy” Touring publisher that rewards 13 Chianti Classico.

After the success of 2013 edition of the guide “Wines of Italy”, published by Gambero Rosso, where Chianti Classico has collected 13 “three glasses” and waiting to hear the results of the leadership of the Wines of “L’Espresso” , another great success decreed by the critics of our country confirms the work and passion of the producers of the Gallo Nero is transformed each year more successful results.

“One of the reasons for our inclination is definitely the focus on a sustainable approach to viticulture of that designation favored by an area heavily suited where biodiversity still has a major role,” said Giancarlo Gariglio, editor of the guide. “But beyond sustainable approach and excellent production, the Gallo Nero has the merit of presenting the market splendid wines at fair prices.”

Here are the labels Slow Italy: Badia a Coltibuono; Bibbiano; Buondonno; Vallone Cecione; Villa Pomona with Chianti Classico 2010. The Cinciole; Riecine; Val delle Corti with the Chianti Classico 2009.
And then Ormanni (Chianti Classico Riserva Borro del Diavolo 2009); Caparsa (Chianti Classico Riserva Caparsino 2009); Monteraponi (Chianti Classico Riserva The Campitello 2009) and Castle Paneretta (Terrine 2006). Among the “Wines newspapers” reported the Chianti Classico Olinto 2010 The company Fabbri and Chianti Classico 2009 Villa Montepaldi.
The mention of “Great Wines” instead was tributed at Castello San Sano Borro to Fumo 2008 Rocca di Castagnoli, the Cepparello the 2009 Isole e Olena, the Fontalloro 2009 Felsina.

But the excellent results of Chianti Classico are also found in another head for the wine sector, the guide “Good Wines of Italy” published by Touring, the only one in Italy dedicated solely to wines from native grapes (in Italy at least 300 years): 7 crowns and six Golden Star for wines with a DOCG + 2 crowns and 2 Golden Star of IGT wines and Vin Santo. Growth, for the District of Gallo Nero, is also confirmed in the number of producers reviewed with full board or among the wines not to be missed.
The “Crowns”, the highest award given by the guide, have been transferred to Badia a Coltibuono (Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2008), Castello di Monsanto (Chianti Classico DOCG Jubilee 2008); Farm Lamole (Chianti Classico DOCG Vigna Grospoli 2009) , Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano (Chianti Classico DOCG 2010), Monte Bernardi (Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG Sa’etta 2008); Monteraponi (Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Campitello 2009); Villa Calcinaia (DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna Bastignano 2009) and IGT products in the territory from Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano (Percarlo 2008); Isole e Olena (Cepparello 2009).

Other 8 “Golden Star” wines that have received final special mention, were assigned to Badia a Coltibuono (Chianti Classico DOCG Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva 2010 and 2008); Fèlsina (Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG Rancia 2009); Ormanni (Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Borro del Diavolo 2008); Podere Castellinuzza (Chianti Classico DOCG 2010); Riecine (Chianti Classico DOCG 2009); Rocca di Castagnoli (Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Poggio a’Frati 2009) and IGT products into the territory Capannelle (Solar 2008); Fontodi (Flaccianello della Pieve 2009).

Not only that, the total number of producers reviewed the “Gallo Nero” is equal to 53, high for the guidance published by Touring. The “Euro Laughing”, a symbol of the best wines for quality / price ratio rose to 23 and between these Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano with the Chianti Classico DOCG 2010 is reported as regional best buy of the year in the ranking of “value for money” .


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