The coldest and trendy area for Chianti Classico is definitely Radda in Chianti: Sangiovese here is always palatable, deep, earthy.
Monteraponi is one of most iconic estates in the region, thanks to its fearless leader Michele Braganti who brought this winery to the top in the last 10 years. Vines are located 450-570 mts ASL in an area rich in vegetation.
Result is a stunning Sangiovese, with intense notes of violet, raspberry and green pepper, warm, silky and gentle with a beautiful savory finish. Despite warm 2021 vintage, alcohol content is only 13%.
95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo. Drink 2023-2027. Open 2h before.
Monteraponi Chianti Classico Docg 2021
Sangiovese 95% - Canaiolo 5%