Poggio Rosso Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg

Already in the late 1970s, in the Poggio Rosso area, a series of selected clones of Sangiovesewere planted. Poggio Rosso is the fruit of a rigorous selection  of this grape variety  from some parcels of the same single-Vineyard and it represents today the pinnacle of San Felice’s terroir. A wine of immense depth  and superbe elegance, produced in limited quantity and axclusively in outstanding vintages, that maturesfor some 20 months in 500 -litre tonneaux and a further 12 months in the bottle.

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SOMMELIER

Intense ruby red colour. Highly pronounced bouquet with notes of plum, blackberry and raspberry. A wine of outstanding longevity and full flavour, with soft tannins and balanced acidity.

GOURMET

Perfect with mushroom- and truffle-based dishes, game and mature pecorino cheeses.

AWARDS & PRIZES

YEAR
COMPETITION
AWARD

2010
Wine Enthusiast, U.S.A. (2014)
94/100

2010
JamesSuckling.com (2013)
93/100

2008
Wine Advocate, U.S.A. (2012)
93/100

2007
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2012)
Due Bicchieri Rossi

2006
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (2010)
93/100

2006
Wine Advocate, U.S.A. (2010)
92/100

2006
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2011)
Due Bicchieri Rossi

2006
Decanter, U.K. (2010)
3 Stelle - Recommended

2006
Vinum, Germania (2010)
17,5/20

2006
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2010)
4 Grappoli

2006
Vini Buoni d’Italia (2011)
Corona

2004
Wine Enthusiast, U.S.A. (01-06-2009)
91/100

2004
International Wine Challenge, U.K. (2009)
95/100

2004
Wine Advocate, U.S.A. (2009)
90/100

2004
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2009)
4 Grappoli

2003
Decanter World Wine Awards, U.K. (2009)
Argento

2003
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2008)
Tre Bicchieri

2003
Vinum, Germania (2007)
17,5/20

2003
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2008)
4 Grappoli

2001
Sommelier Wine Awards (2008)
Medaglia d’Oro

2001
Vinum, Germania (2005)
17,5/20

2001
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2006)
5 Grappoli

2001
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2006)
Due Bicchieri Rossi

2001
Decanter, U.K. (2005)
“Highly Recommended”, “best old world red wine”

2000
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2004)
Tre Bicchieri

2000
Decanter, U.K. (2003)
“Highly Recommended”

2000
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (2003)
91/100

2000
International Wine Challenge, Londra (2007)
Medaglia d’Oro

2000
International Wine & Spirit Competition, U.K. (2007)
Medaglia d’Argento

1999
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (2003)
Due Bicchieri Rossi

1999
Decanter, U.K. (2003)
“Highly Recommended”

1999
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (2002)
91/100

1998
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (2001)
88/100

1997
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (2000)
92/100

1997
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2001)
5 Grappoli

1996
Duemilavini, Bibenda A.I.S. (2000)
5 Grappoli

1995
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (1999)
Tre Bicchieri

1995
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (1998)
91/100

1994
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (1997)
90/100

1990
Vini d’Italia, Gambero Rosso (1995)
Tre Bicchieri

1988
Wine Spectator, U.S.A. (1993)
92/100, 47° posto nella classifica “Top 100”

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