VILLA A SESTA CHIANTI CLASSICO SORLEONE GRAN SELEZIONE 2015
Ripe strawberries, raspberry crumble, cedar, vanilla, orange peel and citrus rind. Lovely density on the palate with an ornate tapestry of ribbonthreaded fruit and tannins. Fullbodied, but quite crunchy and structured. Drink from 2023.
VILLA A SESTA CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA 2015
A hearty expression of Chianti Classico with burnt red cherries, treacle tart, cedar, sandalwood and dried fruit. Quite drying and chunky on the palate, but I appreciate the richness and spicy undertones. Drink now.
VILLA A SESTA CHIANTI CLASSICO IL PALEI 2015
This is a very subtle and reductive style of sangiovese with red plums, citrus, cedar and earth. Mediumbodied and finely textured with firm tannins and bright acidity. A little tart and rustic, but I like the purity and focus. Drink now.
VILLA A SESTA CHIANTI SUPERIORE RIPALTELLA 2016
Fruity and fresh with raspberries, strawberries and citrus. Mediumbodied and zesty, framing finely tuned tannins and a bright finish. Drink now.
VILLA A SESTA TOSCANA VAS 2015
Dried herbs, burnt blackberries, tar and oyster-shell and crushedstone notes make an interesting combination. Full-bodied and densely structured with the dark fruit tumbling into a bedrock of brambly tannins. Drink from 2022.