Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020
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Nestled in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region, Tenuta Di Arceno has created a masterpiece in their 2020 Chianti Classico, under the skilled hand of winemaker Lawrence Cronin, with the consulting expertise of Pierre Seillan. This wine, a tribute to the estate’s rich Italian heritage, emerges from a year of ideal conditions, embodying the very essence of Tuscan elegance and balance.
In the glass, it unveils a radiant ruby hue, setting the stage for a sensory journey. The aromas that waft from the glass are a delicate tapestry of violets, roses, and ripe strawberries, underscored by a subtle hint of cypress, reminiscent of the Tuscan countryside.
Upon the first sip, the wine immediately captivates with its vibrant character and exceptional flavor intensity. Dark fruit notes, led by the luscious blueberry, take center stage, elegantly framed by refreshing acidity. The grand finale lingers with vibrant citrus notes of blood orange, gradually fading into earthy cedar undertones, leaving a lasting impression.
The critical acclaim speaks volumes, with Wine Spectator awarding it an impressive 93 points, highlighting its balanced and lively nature, while James Suckling awards it 90 points for its creamy texture and fresh appeal. Jeb Dunnuck praises its versatility and clean style, perfect for sharing across the table, also awarding it 90 points. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate recognizes its accessibility and pleasurable qualities, advising it’s best enjoyed after 2022.
The Tenuta Di Arceno Chianti Classico 2020 is a wine that transcends time, offering a glimpse into the captivating flavors and aromas of the Tuscan landscape. With Lawrence Cronin’s expert guidance, this wine captures the spirit of a remarkable vintage and the essence of its terroir, making it a true gem in the world of Italian winemaking.
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Nestled between the enchanting cities of Siena and Florence, the Chianti Classico DOCG is the heart and soul of the Chianti wine region, boasting a history that dates back centuries. Its origins can be traced to the 18th century when Grand Duke Cosimo III de Medici carefully delineated its boundaries. Over time, this region has evolved into a symbol of Italian winemaking excellence. Its diverse terroir, characterized by varying altitudes, microclimates, and soil profiles, lends its wines a unique character. At the core of Chianti Classico wines is the Sangiovese grape, which constitutes a minimum of 80% of the blend, showcasing the region's unwavering commitment to tradition.
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