2015 Barone Ricasoli Roncicone Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Sangiovese - 750ML
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JS 97 WS 95
JS 97

jamessuckling.com, November 2190

Amazing aromas of black truffle and cherry with wet earth. Walnut also. Iodine. Rusty. Full body, intense acidity with a beautiful density and length. Fine tannins. Excellent finish. Try in 2022.
WS 95

Wine Spectator, December 2019

Beginning to develop some leather and woodsy aromas and flavors, this supple red also evokes fresh cherry, plum, iron and tar flavors. Big and brooding by the time it plays out on the lengthy finish, this stays bright and...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Chianti
Appellation Classico
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2015 Barone Ricasoli Roncicone Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, a true gem from the heart of Italy's Tuscany region. This exceptional red wine showcases the mastery of Sangiovese, the varietal that defines the Chianti Classico appellation.

In the glass, this wine reveals a deep, rich red hue that immediately captivates the eye. The label, adorned with the emblematic Barone Ricasoli crest, hints at the noble heritage of this esteemed producer. Uncorking the bottle, you are greeted by an enchanting bouquet that transports you to a world of decadence and sophistication.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling was utterly bewitched by the 2015 Barone Ricasoli Roncicone Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, awarding it an astounding 97 points. He describes the aromas as nothing short of amazing, with notes of black truffle and cherry mingling with the earthy scents of wet soil. Hints of walnut and iodine add an intriguing complexity to the nose. On the palate, this wine showcases a full-bodied character complemented by intense acidity and a remarkable density. The tannins are refined, contributing to an excellent finish that lingers on the palate, leaving a lasting impression.

Wine Spectator, another esteemed publication, also recognized the grandeur of this wine, awarding it an impressive score of 95 points. They note that the 2015 Barone Ricasoli Roncicone Chianti Classico Gran Selezione has begun to develop intriguing leather and woodsy aromas and flavors. Fresh cherry and plum notes intermingle with undertones of iron and tar. This red wine possesses a brooding intensity that evolves into a bright and balanced finish. It is recommended to savor this wine from 2022 through to 2040.

With only 3,720 cases made, this limited-edition wine is a true testament to the dedication and artistry of Barone Ricasoli. A bottle of the 2015 Barone Ricasoli Roncicone Chianti Classico Gran Selezione is not merely a beverage; it is an experience, an invitation to indulge in the timeless allure of Italian winemaking. Pair it with a sumptuous Italian feast or savor it on its own, and let yourself be transported to the rolling hills of Tuscany with each sip.