Dievole Chianti Classico is a beautiful expression of the famous Chianti Classico appellation of Tuscany. With a rich history dating to the year 1090, Dievole is considered among the top producers in Tuscany. Dievole Chianti Classico is 100% estate-grown Sangiovese hand-harvested from all 16 of Dievole's vineyards. This vintage received 91 points from Wine Advocate and was named Monica Larner's Top 3 Favorite Value Wines of 2015! Antonio Galloni scored it 91+ points: "Dark and brooding in style, the 2013 boasts magnificent depth in a large-scaled Chianti Classico endowed with tremendous depth. Look for the Dievole Chianti Classico to be one of the sleepers of the vintage."
Dievole Chianti Classico is deep ruby red in color with a fruity nose of dark berries, ginger, white pepper and spice. Medium-full in body with moderate acidity and lean tannins, this red offers flavors of black cherry, blackberry, chocolate, and smoke, with well integrated sweet oak. Aged for 14 months in Slavonian oak casks. It combines power and elegance, and is nicely balanced to enjoy now or to cellar for 7-8 years. The finish is rich, long and silky.
Enjoy Dievole Chianti Classico with veal, pasta, osso bucco, and aged cheeses.