Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Chianti Classico Riserva Tenuta Perano 2016
|Region||Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico|
|Brand||Marchesi de' Frescobaldi|
A new estate in Chianti Classico, Frescobaldi's Tenuta Perano is on a roll. Their 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Tenuta Perano is impeccably balanced and rich, yet the wine remains bright and lifted at the same time. You get that proverbial twofold punch of power and elegance that is such a special and happy achievement. Dark cherry, blackberry, sweet spice and crushed limestone emerge carefully from the bouquet. I must say, I prefer this wine to a great majority of Brunello samples recently tasted.
Pure and saturated flavors of black currant, blackberry and violet are the hallmarks of this red. Harmonious and approachable despite the solidly built structure, featuring freshness and a lingering aftertaste of fruit, earth and iron. Best from 2021 through 2036. 250 cases imported.
Aromas of black-skinned fruit, toasted nut and scorched earth mix with a whiff of tobacco leaf. It's firmly structured but elegant, offering ripe Marasca cherry, blackberry, brown pepper and a hint of orange zest alongside fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity. It closes on a coffee note.