Il Puro, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
The Wine Advocate
Closed with a string knot instead of a traditional capsule, the 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Casanova Il Puro is a soft and exuberant expression. The fruit is on the ripe side but the cooler 2013 vintage plays an important role in taming and streamlining those dark fruit aromas. The effect is sharp and focused. This is a pretty and very authentic wine...
The 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Il Puro is another impressive wine from Volpaia. Succulent red cherry, kirsch, cedar, mint and blood orange are all delineated, and bright acids and expressive floral notes perk up the dense fruit. Powerful and deep, the Puro needs time in bottle for the formidable tannins to soften and the French oak to integrate more fully...