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Nittardi Riserva

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Nittardi Riserva Selezionata is released only in the best years. This special selection is grown on the southern slope of the hillside Vigna Alta, at almost 500 m (1,640 ft.) above sea level.
This Vino da Meditazione combines the best aspects of the Nittardi terroir with the philosophy of our oenologist Carlo Ferrini. Internationally respected wine guides such as Gambero Rosso, Vini d’Italia, Decanter and Wine Spectator regularly give Nittardi Riserva the highest of ratings.

Download technical sheet 2012

Awards

Decanter World Wine Awards: Gold Medal

Gambero Rosso: 2 Bicchieri

Wine Enthusiast: 92 Points

James Suckling: 92 Points

Jancis Robinson: 17.5 Points

Download technical sheet 2011

Awards

Gambero Rosso: 3 Bicchieri

The Drinks Business: 95+ Points

James Suckling: 93 Points

Jancis Robinson: 17.5 Points

The Drinks Business: Master Award (95+ points)

Download technical sheet 2010

Awards

Gambero Rosso: Tre Bicchieri Riscoperti (2017) 

Livets Goda: 93 Points

Wine Enthusiast: 92 Points

James Suckling: 92 Points

Decanter: 18 Points

Download technical sheet 2009

Awards

James Suckling: 93 Points

Tasting Report: 93 Points

Gambero Rosso: 2 Glasses

 

Name: Nittardi Riserva Selezionata Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

Varietal: Sangiovese 95%, Merlot 5%

Soil: Soil of medium depth, rich with schist-like galestro and albarese stones

Production: Fermentation in 10.5-ton stainless steel tanks, followed by 24 months of aging in French barrique and tonneaux and a subsequent six months of bottle aging.

Profile: Deep ruby red, intensive notes of ripe fruit and hints of vanilla and chocolate on the nose; silky tannins, complex, full and balanced on the palate. Excellently suited to meat dishes, roast lamb, wild boar and ossobuco. Best served at approx. 18° C (64.5° F); uncork and decant 2 hours before serving.