Passport to Chianti Classico: The Sequel

Twelve more indispensable Sangiovese in one mixed case

Fresh on the heels of the WineAlign Exchange’s successful inaugural partnership with the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico and two sold-out international Passport case offers, this next collaboration stands to further cement our collective relationship with Tuscany’s famous wine region. Twelve more indispensable sangiovese in one mixed case. The territory’s sangiovese of exceptional quality is not limited to a mere 12 producers and so this next wave of Passport cases is poised to pack eight more prime examples in a mixed 12-pack. The WineAlign critics’ fortuitous summer of 2020 continued as they once again were given the opportunity to taste though many examples of wines stamped with the iconic symbol of the Gallo Nero. The June Chianti Classico boxes were the first of their kind for WineAlign and these new wines chosen are foremost a decision made collectively after the critics each sat down to taste many examples. They are indeed an extension of what new facets and nuances about Chianti Classico’s sangiovese the writers have learned over the past weeks.

This Passport to Chianti Classico mixed case celebrates the three levels of the region’s appellations. Passport to Chianti Classico: The Sequel explores the youthful freshness of sangiovese and the subtle differences found in the eight communes and their soils. It also brings together bolder, fuller-bodied, more structured and cellar worthy Chianti Classico.

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.

Michael Godel’s latest article is an exposé of interpretation as he asks 13 iconic producers four timely questions regarding Chianti Classico’s appellative wines, how and why they do what they do and a request for their reflections on both the state of Italy’s battle with Covid-19 and projections for the 2020 harvest. Their answers further the confirmation of the territory’s ability to consistently achieve another level of quality. Sometimes sequels match or even exceed the original.

The Passport to Chianti Classico: The Sequel Case will include the following wines and will cost $460 plus delivery fees.

The Wines Bottles
Rocca Di Montegrossi Chianti Classico DOCG 2017 2
Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico DOCG 2017 2
Fattoria dell’Aiola Chianti Classico 2016 2
Querciabella Chianti Classico DOCG 2017 1
I Fabbri Olinto Chianti Classico DOCG 2017 1
Bindi Sergardi Chianti Classico DOCG LA Ghirlanda 2016 1
Villa Calcinaia Chianti Classico DOCG 2016 1
Castello Di Radda Chianti Classico DOCG 2016 1
Le Fonti Di Panzano Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2015 1

 

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The Details:

The Passport to Chianti Classico – The Sequel Case ships in late September 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: The Sequel. The 12 bottle case will cost $460 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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