Passport to Chianti Classico Case #1

The WineAlign Exchange is thrilled to partner with the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico for this inaugural international Passport case offer, an exclusive partnership with Tuscany’s famous wine region, six of its most iconic producers and their sangiovese of exceptional quality.  WineAlign writers have been fortunate to take in the region’s renowned history, food, olive oil and vineyards, but most importantly relationships have been forged with so many producers and custodians of what is affectionately called the Gallo Nero. The Passport cases are a culmination of years of learning, tasting and hard work. They are the first of their kind for WineAlign and these six wines (6×2 bottle case) chosen are foremost a decision made collectively after the critics each sat down over the last several weeks to taste dozens of examples. The wines are also an extension of what new facets and nuances about Chianti Classico’s sangiovese the writers have learned as recent as February 2020 in Florence, Italy.

This Passport to Chianti Classico mixed case celebrates the first two levels of the region’s appellations and the more than 350 producers in the territory. Case number one is representative of six leading Chianti Classico wineries and explores the youthful freshness of sangiovese, but also the subtle differences found in the eight communes and their soils. Every wine selected has been reviewed and endorsed unanimously by the hard-to-please WineAlign critics, carefully orchestrated for delivery directly to your door.

Since 1716 Chianti Classico has preserved the unique qualities of its native land and soils and it is the Black Rooster that protects the wines from all imitations.

The first case includes Chianti Classico DOCG and Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG to express a cross-section of the area’s most drinkable sangiovese. The cost of this 6×2 bottle case is $357 plus delivery. Delivery fees are estimated at $17 in Ontario (shipping locations, fees & COVID-19 update).

The Wines Vintage Region Grape Varieties  Bottles
Luiano Chianti Classico DOCG 2018 Tuscany Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 5%, Cab 5% 2
Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Classico DOCG Tenuta Sant’Alfonso 2017 Tuscany Sangiovese 2
Cappone Chianti Classico DOCG 2016 Tuscany Sangiovese 2
Frescobaldi Chianti Classico DOCG Tenuta Perano 2016 Tuscany 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot 2
Il Molino di Grace Corretta Chianti Classico DOCG 2015 Tuscany Sangiovese 2
San Felice Chianti Classico Riserva Il Grigio 2016 Tuscany Sangiovese 2

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The Details:

The Passport to Chianti Classico Case #1 ships in late June 2020. In order to know the number of committed participants, we require a $100 refundable deposit to secure every order.

Okay, let’s do this! I’m ready to order the Passport to Chianti Classico Case #1. The 6×2 bottle case will cost $357 plus delivery fees. The price includes all taxes and our $25 procurement, admin, storage & repackaging fee.

Delivery fees are estimated at $17 Ontario (shipping locations, fees & COVID-19 update). We use wine couriers, not Canada Post whenever possible..

Due to LCBO import purchasing restrictions we need to have total orders which are a multiple of 12.

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