Donatella Cinelli Colombini - Fattoria del Colle

Chianti Superiore DOCG

    • Description :

      The extraordinary 1997 vintage was a first for this new appellation, Chianti Superiore. The word "superior" indicates a more careful selection of grapes and a higher quality of wine for this type of Chianti; it is produced from the grapes from older vineyards with low yields.

      Grape varieties :

      90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo

      Altitude :

      400 m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      15 years old

      Grape yield :

      7 tons per hectare

      Exposure :


      Soil :

      Calcareous clay

      Alcohol :


      Tasting notes :

      Full, intense, fragrant, aromas of small ripe red and exotic fruit. Soft, full, intense, warm, and well balanced. This wine is very versatile and can be served with the whole meal but is best matched with tasty meat dishes and cheeses.

Press Notes

  • Wine Spectator
    • 2012
      90 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2018, 2015
      90 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2019
      90 points
  • Wine Enthusiast
    • 2020
      90 points
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