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Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020

$31.95
14.50% /
750ml /
Vintage: 2020
  • WS 93
  • WA 90
  • JD 90
  • JS 90
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    Crafted by winemaker Pierre Seillan, the Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 stands as a testament to the rich heritage and meticulous vineyard practices of the Tenuta di Arceno estate. Nestled in the legendary hills of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region, this exquisite wine embodies the true essence of its origin.
    The 2020 vintage of Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico unveils itself in a vibrant robe of deep ruby, hinting at the richness it carries. On the nose, it is a splendid orchestra of aromas, where floral notes of violets and roses dance harmoniously with the fruitiness of strawberries. This captivating bouquet is further enhanced by a subtle yet distinct hint of cypress, a nod to the Tuscan landscape.
    Upon tasting, the Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 reveals its true character. The palate is greeted with an immediate burst of brightness and a lively expression of flavor. The Sangiovese’s signature is evident in the dark fruit core, with blueberry notes taking center stage, beautifully framed by well-integrated acidity. This Tenuta Arceno Chianti Classico gracefully balances its fruit-forwardness with earthy undertones, concluding with a memorable finish where citrusy blood orange meets a lingering touch of earthy cedar.
    The blend composition of this Tenuta di Arceno Chianti ” 85% Sangiovese and 15% Merlot ” is matured in 2-3-year-old French oak for 10 months, adding a subtle complexity without overpowering the wine’s natural virtues.
    Critical acclaim for this vintage has been impressive. Wine Spectator awarded it 93 points, highlighting its unique salty and savory profile, along with notes of iron, leather, and meaty cherry, balanced by a lasting fruit and herb aftertaste. The Wine Advocate and Jeb Dunnuck both gave it 90 points, praising its ripe cherry, rosemary, and floral notes, as well as its freshness, accessibility, and silky-smooth texture. James Suckling also bestowed 90 points, appreciating its aromas of plum stones, blueberries, and flowers, and its firm, fresh palate.
    In every glass of Chianti Tenuta Di Arceno, one can experience the storied tradition of the Tenuta di Arceno estate. This Chianti Classico Tenuta di Arceno showcases the estate’s dedication to capturing the soul of its terroir, presenting a wine that is not only deeply rooted in its land but also expressive of the exceptional vintage conditions of 2020.
    To conclude, the Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 is a splendid representation of how tradition and careful winemaking can converge to create a wine that is both reflective of its heritage and appealing to modern palates. This Arceno wine is a delightful journey through the heart of Tuscany, offering a taste experience that is both sophisticated and immensely enjoyable.

    14 reviews for Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020

    1. Dale Constanza

      The Chianti Tenuta di Arceno is an experience in itself. With a rich plum and red fruit profile, it’s the perfect wine for a cozy evening at home.

    2. Rafael Myers

      Arceno Wine, with its hints of cheese and blueberry, is truly one of a kind. It’s an adventurous blend that’s sure to impress even the most seasoned wine connoisseur.

    3. Norma Porter

      The Chianti Tenuta di Arceno with a touch of pomegranate and sour cherry is a pleasant surprise. It’s sweet, tart, and utterly delicious.

    4. Alicia Walker

      The Chianti Classico Tenuta di Arceno is a dream in a glass. The pepper and dark fruit notes make it a perfect accompaniment for a hearty meal.

    5. Shannon Wise

      Tenuta Arceno Chianti Classico is a revelation. The flavors of red cherry and strawberry dance on the palate, making it a perfect summer wine.

    6. Angelica Thompson

      The Arceno Wine is simply sublime. A hint of smoke and a touch of vanilla, it’s a complex symphony of flavors that leaves a lasting impression.

    7. Raphael Stanford

      The Arceno Chianti Classico is an absolute delight, bursting with cherry and raspberry notes that blend perfectly with an earthy undertone. A must-try for wine enthusiasts!

    8. Robert Meza

      The Chianti Classico from Tenuta di Arceno is a delightful blend of savory and toast flavors. It’s complex yet balanced, making it a must-try for all wine lovers.

    9. Scott Conner

      Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico is an intriguing blend of tomato and cedar. It’s authentic, grounded, and the perfect companion for a quiet evening.

    10. Emile Harrington

      Arceno Chianti Classico with flavors of cocoa and cinnamon is a warm, comforting treat. It’s like a cozy winter evening in a glass.

    11. Jack Armwood

      The Tenuta di Arceno Chianti is robust and bold. With flavors of tobacco and black cherry, it’s like a bold, exciting adventure wrapped in a bottle.

    12. Jennifer Munari

      Tenuta di Arceno’s Chianti Classico with a taste of chocolate and licorice is a sure party pleaser. It’s smooth, rich, and utterly luxurious.

    13. Arnoldo Choi

      Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico is a treasure. With its leather and oak flavors, it transports you straight to Tuscany. It’s like a vacation in a bottle!

    14. John Kinkel

      This Arceno Chianti Classico is a real treat. The hint of violet and cranberry lends it a unique, refreshing taste that’s truly unforgettable.

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    Critical Acclaim

    WS 93
    Wine Spectator
    A salty, savory version, this red offers woodsy underbrush and loam notes, along with sanguine, iron, leather and meaty cherry aromas and flavors. Lively and balanced, with a lingering aftertaste of fruit and herbs. Sangiovese and Merlot. Drink now.
    WA 90
    Wine Advocate
    The entry-level Tenuta di Arceno 2020 Chianti Classico reveals ripe cherry, rosemary, potting soil and blue iris. This is a lively expression with medium fruit weight and easy-drinking appeal. It plays its cards well in terms of freshness and accessibility. Within the greater Arceno portfolio, this wine hits that sweet spot between being approachable and pleasurable. Best After 2022
    JD 90
    Jeb Dunnuck
    Perfumed with sweet red and blue fruit, the 2020 Chianti Classico is Sangiovese with the addition of 15% Merlot. Forward with primary fruit, pressed flowers, and wet stone, it Is round and supple on the palate, with a silky-smooth texture, notes of black cherry and mocha, and crunchy red plum on the finish. This versatile and clean style of red can be shared across the table with a variety of dishes.
    JS 90
    James Suckling
    This has aromas of plum stones, blueberries, walnuts, beeswax and flowers. Medium-bodied with creamy, firm tannins. Firm, clean and fresh. Drink from 2023.

    What does Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 taste like?


    Light
    Bold
    Smooth
    Tannic
    Dry
    Sweet
    Soft
    Acidic
    Earthy Flavors of the wine

    leather, earthy, mushroom

    Red Fruit flavors of the wine

    cherry, raspberry, red fruit

    Oaky Flavors of the wine

    oak, tobacco, vanilla

    apple, pear, peach

    Black Fruit Flavors of the wine

    blackberry, plum, dark fruit

    Aromas and Flavors of Spices in the wine

    pepper, licorice, cinnamon

    Citrus notes found in the wine

    citrus, lemon, grapefruit

    cheese, cream, oil

    Vegetal notes found in the wine

    tomato, grass, rhubarb

    raisin, fig, prune

    Floral aromas found in the wine

    violet, lavender, perfume

    Food Pairing with Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020

    Our wine experts think this Red Wine Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 wine would be a match made in heaven with these dishes. Bon appétit!

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