This wine is available on presale and will arrive in just 2 days, on August 3rd!
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Thanks to your feedback we might bring back some of Cinderella Wine's popular previous offers. If a wine makes another appearance here, this newer offer will always be slightly higher than the original one. Offers that are on the site on Friday through Sunday will be shipped on Monday.
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|90 Pts Wine Spectator
90 Pts Wine Spectator
"The fruit is exotic, like macerated blueberry and black currant, with hints of underbrush and tar. Firm, compact even, with dusty tannins carrying the finish. Patience required. Best from 2013 through 2024. 224 cases imported. -BS" (10/11)
90 Pts James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"Delicious red, with milk chocolate, hazelnut and dried cherry character. Full and silky. Made from organic grapes. Drink now." (08/11)
"Greve in Chianti. 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot. Concentrated ruby just beginning to show some orange tinges. Sweet and seductive and quite compact. Some tight palate but fragrant finish betrays there is more to come. Drink 2012 to 2016. (WS)" (02/12) 16 out of 20 points, Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages
"Fattoria Casaloste is located in the Chianti hills in the famed Panzano in Chianti, in Greve near Florence. It extends across about 19 hectares, of which 10.5 are planted to Sangiovese. They produce about 60,000 bottles of wine per year. Owned by Giovanni Battista d'Orsi, an agronomist and enologist, he oversees all winemaking personally, from harvest to bottling (on-site) to ageing in French-oak casks. Casaloste uses exclusively organic methods of farming and is certified by ICEA (Istituto per la Certificazione Etica ed Ambientale), an Italian organic-farming association and regulatory entity. They firmly believe that wine, and especially Chianti Classico, is essentially a living thing and, like all living things, needs love to survive. To this end, Giovanni d'Orsi has made it his lifeâs pursuit to produce sublime Chianti. Casaloste is his only property and he lives there with his wife Emilia and family. Winemaking is his only profession. Because of this dedication, the winery can ensure dependable, long-term quality and stability."
"Casaloste adheres to time-honored Tuscan farming traditions that are guided by the seasons. The motto of the winery, essere piccoli per fare grandi vini (be small to make great wines), perfectly expresses their winemaking philosophy. Being small means dedication to careful inspection of the grapes on the vines, exact pruning, prompt and selective action in case of disease and choosing the best time for harvest and other timely interventions. Being small means having the flexibility to avoid damaging days of rain during harvest or to take advantage of prolonged ripening on splendid, sunny October days. During winemaking, ageing and all other phases, careful analysis and quality tests are made. Pressing and removing grapes from the bunch is done in sophisticated stainless-steel machinery that can vary the speed and intensity of pressing. Fermentation takes place only in temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats. Ageing is surely one of the most important moments for wine. The use of French-oak makes it possible to find the perfect balance between oak flavors and fruit, endowing the wine to be harmonious and intensely satisfying. During this delicate phase, winemaking is supported by laboratory analysis and regular tasting. After the bottling, wine is stored in cellars at constant temperatures so that the wine it remains below 17 degrees Celsius, even in summer. As a result of all these efforts we have a product of high quality that evolves constantly in the pursuit of excellence, harvest after harvest." -Importer
This wine was rated 89 points by the Wine Advocate.