Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva di Fizzano Gran Selezione 2012

Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva di Fizzano Gran Selezione 2012


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Wine description Color: intense ruby red. Nose: intense with hints of wild berries and a well-balanced spicyness. Taste: warm and properly sapid, with ripe red fruit aromas and a long finish.
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand Rocca delle Macie
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • ws93

Wine SpectatorA broad, meaty red, this offers black cherry, plum, leather and spice flavors. A solid mineral element emerges as this builds to a long aftertaste. Balanced, this has a power that should be matched to grilled meat. Best from 2017 through 2028. 2,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, 2016
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastAromas of woodland berry, forest floor, spice and a toasted note lead the nose of this blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot. The elegantly structured palate offers dried black cherry, licorice, clove and espresso alongside tightly knit but polished tannins. Drink 2017-2027.

Kerin O'Keefe, September 1, 2015
  • wa90

Wine AdvocateLast year, this wine was a Riserva (now it is a Gran Selezione). The 2012 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Riserva di Fizzano shows ample fullness and ripeness with dark cherry and spice aromas that are both compelling and generous. This wine shows a good sense of lightness and balance. It is easy to drink and approachable, but it also offers bigger structure to pair with succulent meat dishes.

Monica Larner, October 2015