• "Monrosso" Chianti DOCG 2017

      “Monrosso” Chianti DOCG 2017

      Intense ruby, in the nose first accentuated earthy notes, then blackberry, spicy, slightly smoky. Good body with a firm core, juicy and fresh on the palate with well-proportioned tannin, in the final a pleasant berry aroma. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2016 vintage received the following awards:

      • Wine Spectator :92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo, 5% Colorino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 12 months large barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,66 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,35 g/l
      • Sulfite: 96 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Note: Tagliatelle with rabbit ragout
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162517 · 0,75 l · 10,33 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      7,75 €
    • Chianti Classico DOCG 2018

      Chianti Classico DOCG 2018

      The Chianti Classico exudes beautiful fruit and spice notes, juicy and flattering on the palate. Successful - this classic from Castello di Monsanto gives a hint of the style of the even greater reds from this winery. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2018 Chianti Classico is a beautiful and highly affordable wine with which to explore the vintage. Sweet, perfumed aromatics, silky fruit and mid-weight structure give the 2018 so much immediacy. The dark cherry, plum, menthol, licorice and spice flavors pulse with energy. Lavender, sage, orange peel, mint and dried spice add a very pretty aromatic upper register." Vinous

      "A juicy, fruity red with cherries, citrus fruit and some chocolate undertones. Medium body, lightly chewy tannins and a complex finish. Real Chianti Classico, as always. Little tight now, but beautiful." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:93 points
      • Vinous:91 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 12 months large wooden barrel
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,65 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 42 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,45
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162218 · 0,75 l · 18,07 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      13,55 €
    • "Nemo" Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT 2015

      “Nemo” Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT 2015

      Nemo is an exceptional Tuscan Cabernet: It's masculine, extremely piquant and has an impressive expressiveness. In the initially slightly reductive bouquet a poptpourri of morello cherry, spices, liquorice, leather, tobacco and a hint of rosemary oil. On the palate it is powerful, complex and of a high aromatic intensity and at the same time has a distinctly Tuscan identity. We strongly recommend that you allow the wine a few hours of aeration before drinking it - the alternative for the patient is to return to the cellar and find it again in five years... SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sparkling ruby with a slight violet tint. Opens with notes of smoke and leather, emphasizing earthy components, then lots of dark currant, balsamic notes. Very juicy and clear at the beginning and the end, very well worked out fruit, handy tannin. Falstaff

      "This is a little reductive and needs decanting before serving. Full body, soft and velvety tannins with lots of currant, fresh herb and tile. Savory finish. Decadent." James Suckling

      "Hints of bell pepper in the aroma give way to cherry, plum, cedar, iron and coffee flavors in this tightly wound red. Complex, but needs time for all the facets to emerge." Wine Spectator

      "Sporting a smart new label design, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Nemo is a confident and varietally pure expression of the grape. Despite the heat and the sunshine of the vintage, the cooler conditions of Barberino Val d'Elsa allow for some spice and green herb to accent the bouquet here. At its core, the wine shows a thick heart of blackberry fruit and sour plum. Give it a few more months to gain in weight and volume thanks to extra bottle aging." Robert Parker

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :91 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Falstaff:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2033+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      29162815 · 0,75 l · 46,65 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      34,99 €
    • "Il Poggio" Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015

      “Il Poggio” Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015

      In 1962, Il Poggio Gran Selezione was the first Chianti Classico of the appellation to be matured and bottled as a single vineyard wine (cru) - a revolution at the time! The wine exudes classic aromas of dark plum, menthol and liquorice, which will develop wonderfully over time. On the palate with unbelievably great energy and a lot of liveliness. Our tip: Buy it, put it in the cellar and forget it for a decade. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna il Poggio is a beautiful and compelling wine. High-toned floral and savory notes emerge first, with plenty of sage, cedar, sweet pipe tobacco and crushed rose petal aromatics. Pliant and open, the 2015 is already quite showy. It will drink well with minimal cellaring. In fact, it's already pretty expressive. The one thing I would do is open it well in advance to allow some youthful Sangiovese funkiness to blow off." Vinous

      "Balsamic aromas and flavors of juniper, rosemary, sage and loamy earth give way to plum, cherry and iron notes in this dry, powerful red. Burly tannins complete the package. The lasting impression is of ripe fruit, showing some heat in the balance. This screams terroir and needs time to find equilibrium." Wine Spectator

      "First produced in 1962, Il Poggio is an iconic Chianti Classico that stands the test of time. The Bianchi family puts aside 2,000 bottles each vintage in its extensive underground tunnel for release at least 10 years later. Still nascent, the 2015 slowly divulges stunning aromas of cherry blossom, blood orange, eucalyptus, and raspberry. It starts out tight and linear then unravels expanding across the palate with ripe woodland berries underscored by slate. Chalky tannins maintain a firm grip throughout. This will continue to deliver its complex nuances for at least a couple of decades." Decanter

      "Lots of ripe fruit with plum, berry, chocolate and walnut character. Such pretty, creamy tannins. It’s full-bodied and intense with gorgeous fruit and a flavorful finish. Very serious and finely crafted. Che bello! Drink after 2022." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:97 points
      • Vinous:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :95 points
      • James Suckling:96 points
      • Decanter :96 points
      • Vinum:18,5 points
      • Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months new barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 36 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,51
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2036+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162115 · 0,75 l · 63,56 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      47,67 €
    • "Nemo" Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT 2015 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      “Nemo” Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT 2015 · MAGNUM in OWC

      Nemo is an exceptional Tuscan Cabernet: It's masculine, extremely piquant and has an impressive expressiveness. In the initially slightly reductive bouquet a poptpourri of morello cherry, spices, liquorice, leather, tobacco and a hint of rosemary oil. On the palate it is powerful, complex and of a high aromatic intensity and at the same time has a distinctly Tuscan identity. We strongly recommend that you allow the wine a few hours of aeration before drinking it - the alternative for the patient is to return to the cellar and find it again in five years... SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sparkling ruby with a slight violet tint. Opens with notes of smoke and leather, emphasizing earthy components, then lots of dark currant, balsamic notes. Very juicy and clear at the beginning and the end, very well worked out fruit, handy tannin. Falstaff

      "This is a little reductive and needs decanting before serving. Full body, soft and velvety tannins with lots of currant, fresh herb and tile. Savory finish. Decadent." James Suckling

      "Hints of bell pepper in the aroma give way to cherry, plum, cedar, iron and coffee flavors in this tightly wound red. Complex, but needs time for all the facets to emerge." Wine Spectator

      "Sporting a smart new label design, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Nemo is a confident and varietally pure expression of the grape. Despite the heat and the sunshine of the vintage, the cooler conditions of Barberino Val d'Elsa allow for some spice and green herb to accent the bouquet here. At its core, the wine shows a thick heart of blackberry fruit and sour plum. Give it a few more months to gain in weight and volume thanks to extra bottle aging." Robert Parker

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :91 points
      • Robert Parker:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Falstaff:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2035+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162915 · 1,5 l · 62,97 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping6 units available

      94,46 €
    • "Il Poggio" Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      “Il Poggio” Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015 · MAGNUM in OWC

      In 1962, Il Poggio Gran Selezione was the first Chianti Classico of the appellation to be matured and bottled as a single vineyard wine (cru) - at that time a revolution! The wine exudes classic aromas of dark plum, menthol and liquorice, which will develop wonderfully over time. On the palate with unbelievably great energy and a lot of liveliness. Our tip: Buy it, put it in the cellar and forget it for a decade. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna il Poggio is a beautiful and compelling wine. High-toned floral and savory notes emerge first, with plenty of sage, cedar, sweet pipe tobacco and crushed rose petal aromatics. Pliant and open, the 2015 is already quite showy. It will drink well with minimal cellaring. In fact, it's already pretty expressive. The one thing I would do is open it well in advance to allow some youthful Sangiovese funkiness to blow off." Vinous

      "Balsamic aromas and flavors of juniper, rosemary, sage and loamy earth give way to plum, cherry and iron notes in this dry, powerful red. Burly tannins complete the package. The lasting impression is of ripe fruit, showing some heat in the balance. This screams terroir and needs time to find equilibrium." Wine Spectator

      "First produced in 1962, Il Poggio is an iconic Chianti Classico that stands the test of time. The Bianchi family puts aside 2,000 bottles each vintage in its extensive underground tunnel for release at least 10 years later. Still nascent, the 2015 slowly divulges stunning aromas of cherry blossom, blood orange, eucalyptus, and raspberry. It starts out tight and linear then unravels expanding across the palate with ripe woodland berries underscored by slate. Chalky tannins maintain a firm grip throughout. This will continue to deliver its complex nuances for at least a couple of decades." Decanter

      "Lots of ripe fruit with plum, berry, chocolate and walnut character. Such pretty, creamy tannins. It’s full-bodied and intense with gorgeous fruit and a flavorful finish. Very serious and finely crafted. Che bello! Drink after 2022." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:97 points
      • Vinous:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :95 points
      • James Suckling:96 points
      • Decanter :96 points
      • Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months new barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 36 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,51
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2038+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162615 · 1,5 l · 90,91 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      136,37 €
    • "Il Poggio" Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015 <br>Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      “Il Poggio” Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG 2015 · Double-MAGNUM in OWC

      In 1962, Il Poggio Gran Selezione was the first Chianti Classico of the appellation to be matured and bottled as a single vineyard wine (cru) - a revolution at the time! The wine exudes classic aromas of dark plum, menthol and liquorice, which will develop wonderfully over time. On the palate with unbelievably great energy and a lot of liveliness. Our tip: Buy it, put it in the cellar and forget it for a decade. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna il Poggio is a beautiful and compelling wine. High-toned floral and savory notes emerge first, with plenty of sage, cedar, sweet pipe tobacco and crushed rose petal aromatics. Pliant and open, the 2015 is already quite showy. It will drink well with minimal cellaring. In fact, it's already pretty expressive. The one thing I would do is open it well in advance to allow some youthful Sangiovese funkiness to blow off." Vinous

      "Balsamic aromas and flavors of juniper, rosemary, sage and loamy earth give way to plum, cherry and iron notes in this dry, powerful red. Burly tannins complete the package. The lasting impression is of ripe fruit, showing some heat in the balance. This screams terroir and needs time to find equilibrium." Wine Spectator

      "First produced in 1962, Il Poggio is an iconic Chianti Classico that stands the test of time. The Bianchi family puts aside 2,000 bottles each vintage in its extensive underground tunnel for release at least 10 years later. Still nascent, the 2015 slowly divulges stunning aromas of cherry blossom, blood orange, eucalyptus, and raspberry. It starts out tight and linear then unravels expanding across the palate with ripe woodland berries underscored by slate. Chalky tannins maintain a firm grip throughout. This will continue to deliver its complex nuances for at least a couple of decades." Decanter

      "Lots of ripe fruit with plum, berry, chocolate and walnut character. Such pretty, creamy tannins. It’s full-bodied and intense with gorgeous fruit and a flavorful finish. Very serious and finely crafted. Che bello! Drink after 2022." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Doctor Wine:97 points
      • Vinous:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :95 points
      • James Suckling:96 points
      • Decanter :96 points
      • Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months new barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 36 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,51
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2040+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29162715 · 3 l · 106,90 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shipping6 units available

      320,71 €
    About the winemakers
    Castello di Monsanto
    Tuscany | Chianti
    Castello di Monsanto

    It was above all the charm and magic of the beautiful Collina del Poggio that led Fabrizio Bianchi to settle in the Castello di Monsanto in 1961. Just one year later, his vision of producing a cru in the Chianti region took shape: The first 6,000 bottles of Vigneto il Poggio changed hands. The fact that Bianchi made Plot II Poggio a truly unique location was considered revolutionary at the time. The introduction of water-cooled steel tanks and the switch from chestnut wood to Slovenian oak was at least trend-setting.

    The clear and uncompromising intention of Bianchi to produce high-quality and authentic Tuscan wines by hand and in harmony with nature has not changed to this day. But while his quality concept was smiled at in the beginning, the family estate has long since become part of the establishment and one of Tuscany's globally recognised traditional businesses. Meanwhile, the village near the municipality of Barberino Val d'Elsa lying Castello run by daughter Laura. She decided against a career as a lawyer in order to continue the Tenuta in the tradition of her father, who was born in San Gimignano. She even developed his style further.

    The vines are grown at an average altitude of 280 metres above sea level. The mineral-rich Galestro soils are the ideal breeding ground for them. The wines produced on the western edge of Chianti Classico reflect the enormous potential of the terroir. The noble drops have an extraordinary personality, are complex and of great depth.

    Andrea Giovannini has worked as an oenologist at the Castello di Monsanto since 2001. He had previously been responsible for the wines of Ornellaia for several years. However, winemaking is not the task of a single person, but of a team of three. SUPERIORE.DE

    "The winery is probably one of the most fascinating in Chianti Classico. Monsanto is an innovative company that has transformed innovation into tradition and classicism."Gambero Rosso 2012

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1962
    • Owners: Fabrizio and Laura Bianchi
    • Oenologist: Andrea Giovannini
    • Annual production: approx. 450,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 72 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation