Tenuta Larnianone, Larniano, Chianti Riserva, DOCG 2018

Tenuta Larnianone, Larniano, Chianti Riserva, DOCG 2018

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Larniano is the name of the main Villa dominating Tenuta Larnianone. In front of it stands the one hectare (2 acres) Laniano cru planted in 1972.


Racy plums, red cherries, dried oranges, sweet cloves and anise on the nose, extending to the succulent, medium-to full-bodied palate that’s filled with plums and savory spices. Lots of creamy, polished tannins here. Good length, too. Very tasty now, so why wait?

Blend85% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino, 5% Canaiolo

Appellation: Chianti Riserva Docg Region: Siena


Each lot fermented separately : Spontaneous fermentation and malolactic in concrete vatManual punch downs and pump overs


20 months in Hungarian oak barrels : 6 months in bottle before release


Surface and Altitude: 1 Ha , 275-285 asl

Age of the vineyard: 50 years Soil: Loose clay with seashell fossils

Plantation: 3000 vines/ha oriented south, spurred cordon training system

Harvest: Hand picking with selection ; harvest date adapted to each section of a parcel


17/20 Jancis Robinson

93/100 James Suckling