Castello di Volpaia

Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

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Castello di Volpaia
Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – 2011

jamessuckling.com
94 points, Top 100 Italian Wines of 2016, #77

“This is tight and dense with so much mushroom, cherry and bark aromas and flavors. Full to medium body, firm tannins and a silky-textured finish. Very fine indeed.”
James Suckling, November 9, 2016
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Castello di Volpaia
Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – 2011

Vinous
93 points

“… rich, powerful and intense … distinctive ample frame and unctuous personality. Ripe red cherry, mint, chalk and dried flowers are some of the notes that open up as the wine gains volume with time in the glass. The 2011 offers notable richness... ”
Antonio Galloni, October 2014
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Castello di Volpaia
Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – 2011

JancisRobinson.com
17 points

“‘… Brilliant mid ruby with orange tinges. Nutty peppery cherry nose with hints of oak. Supple fruit with lovely tannic bite and freshness on the finish. A little flirty because of the oak right now, but will improve.”
Walter Speller, March 20, 2015
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Castello di Volpaia
Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – 2011

Tasting Notes

Intense ruby color. The nose is elegant and characterized by fresh notes of cherry and violet typical of Sangiovese, accompanied by hints of vanilla and cacao. The mouth is soft, silky and intriguing with a fruity aftertaste and a long finish.

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