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2018 Principe Corsini Le Corti Chianti Classico

Tuscany, ITALY
$36. 99 Bottle
$443.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 4 Years (2020-2024)
ABV: 14%
Closure: Diam Cork

The family behind Villa Le Corti, the Corsini Family, has an amazing history as winemakers that dates back to the 13th century making it one of the oldest Estates in Tuscany. Current custodian of the Corsini Empire is 22nd generation Duccio Corsini.
A blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Colorino matured for 3 months in large oak, then 18 months in cement. Deep dark red colour with black tinged edges and a bright red hue. The nose expels aromatics of red currant and ripe red cherry followed by some dusty cedar, light tobacco and spicy dried herb notes. Delicious red currant and red cherry fruits glide smoothly across the palate underpinned by vibrant acidity. Some earthy tobacco, old cedar and spicy dried herb characters also chime in to provide the back half with some rustic charm. Fine grained, slightly chalky tannins with a very savoury conclusion.
Drink over the next 3-4 years.
Alc. 14%

Other Reviews….
A tangy, fruity red with orange peel, sour cherry and some floral undertones. It’s medium-bodied with pretty depth and intensity. Bright finish. Drink after 2022.
92 points