Bibbiano Chianti Classico "Bibbiano" 2017 375ml

size
375ml
country
Italy
region
Tuscany
appellation
Chianti Classico
DC
88
Additional vintages
2019 2018 2017 2016
DC
88
Rated 88 by Decanter
Bibbiano is run by brothers Tommaso and Federico, the fifth generation of the Marrocchesi Marzi family. Their certified-organic vineyards in Castellina-in-Chianti sit on predominantly clay soils. The annata sees no wood and instead remains in concrete vats before release. Aromas are fairly reserved at the moment with pretty raspberry nuances showing through. On the palate, herb-infused macerated cherry is delicately braced by a moderate, slightly dry grip. Pleasant but without its usual tension. Drinking Window 2019 - 2023.
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Bibbiano Chianti Classico "Bibbiano" 2017 375ml

SKU 827034
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DC
88
DC
88
Rated 88 by Decanter
Bibbiano is run by brothers Tommaso and Federico, the fifth generation of the Marrocchesi Marzi family. Their certified-organic vineyards in Castellina-in-Chianti sit on predominantly clay soils. The annata sees no wood and instead remains in concrete vats before release. Aromas are fairly reserved at the moment with pretty raspberry nuances showing through. On the palate, herb-infused macerated cherry is delicately braced by a moderate, slightly dry grip. Pleasant but without its usual tension. Drinking Window 2019 - 2023.
Product Details
size
375ml
country
Italy
region
Tuscany
appellation
Chianti Classico
Additional vintages
2019 2018 2017 2016
Overview
Rated 88 - Bibbiano is run by brothers Tommaso and Federico, the fifth generation of the Marrocchesi Marzi family. Their certified-organic vineyards in Castellina-in-Chianti sit on predominantly clay soils. The annata sees no wood and instead remains in concrete vats before release. Aromas are fairly reserved at the moment with pretty raspberry nuances showing through. On the palate, herb-infused macerated cherry is delicately braced by a moderate, slightly dry grip. Pleasant but without its usual tension. Drinking Window 2019 - 2023.
green grapes

Varietal: Sangiovese

Sangiovese grapes have been grown in their native Italy and several other countries for a very long time now, with many experts claiming that they were even enjoyed by the ancient Etruscan civilization, long before the spread of the Roman Empire which helped raise the profile of this dark colored and flavorful varietal. It isn't difficult to understand their enduring appeal – the Sangiovese grape varietal delivers wines which are the epitome of finery, soaking up delicate and complex oak and vanilla flavors from the barrels they are aged in, or leaving light, refreshing strawberry notes on the tongue when drank young. Whilst many traditional wineries prefer to use these acidic grapes for single variety wines, many have experimented with blending them with other fine varietals in order to balance out their combination of high acidity and light body. The results have often been truly special, and Sangiovese continues to impress today as much as it did centuries ago.
barrel

Region: Tuscany

Tuscany has been producing fine wines for almost three thousand years, and as such is widely recognized as being one of the key Old World wine regions which have shaped the way we understand and enjoy quality wines throughout history. Interestingly, the region is typified by a unique soil type which is not particularly good for growing grapevines, but in Tuscany, the emphasis has always been on quality over quantity, and low yields with high levels of flavor and intensity are preferred, and have become a feature of the region's wine industry. The main grape varietals grown in Tuscany are Sangiovese for the distinctive, flavorful and complex red wines, and Vernaccia for the exquisite dry white wines, although the last couple of decades have seen more varietals grown and an increasing trend towards 'Bordeaux style' wines.
fields

Country: Italy

Italy is recognised as being one of the finest wine producing countries in the world, and it isn't difficult to see why. With a vast amount of land across the country used primarily for vineyard cultivation and wine production, each region of Italy manages to produce a wide range of excellent quality wines, each representative of the region it is produced in. Any lover of Italian wines will be able to tell you of the variety the country produces, from the deliciously astringent and alpine-fresh wines of the northern borders, to the deliciously jammy and fruit-forward wines of the south and the Italian islands. Regions such as Barolo are frequently compared with Bordeaux and Burgundy in France, as their oak aged red wines have all the complexity and earthy, spicy excellence of some of the finest wines in the world, and the sparkling wines of Asti and elsewhere in Italy can easily challenge and often exceed the high standards put forward by Champagne. Thanks to excellent terrain and climatic conditions, Italy has long since proven itself a major player in the world of wines, and long may this dedication to quality and excellence continue.
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Varietal: Sangiovese

Sangiovese grapes have been grown in their native Italy and several other countries for a very long time now, with many experts claiming that they were even enjoyed by the ancient Etruscan civilization, long before the spread of the Roman Empire which helped raise the profile of this dark colored and flavorful varietal. It isn't difficult to understand their enduring appeal – the Sangiovese grape varietal delivers wines which are the epitome of finery, soaking up delicate and complex oak and vanilla flavors from the barrels they are aged in, or leaving light, refreshing strawberry notes on the tongue when drank young. Whilst many traditional wineries prefer to use these acidic grapes for single variety wines, many have experimented with blending them with other fine varietals in order to balance out their combination of high acidity and light body. The results have often been truly special, and Sangiovese continues to impress today as much as it did centuries ago.
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Region: Tuscany

Tuscany has been producing fine wines for almost three thousand years, and as such is widely recognized as being one of the key Old World wine regions which have shaped the way we understand and enjoy quality wines throughout history. Interestingly, the region is typified by a unique soil type which is not particularly good for growing grapevines, but in Tuscany, the emphasis has always been on quality over quantity, and low yields with high levels of flavor and intensity are preferred, and have become a feature of the region's wine industry. The main grape varietals grown in Tuscany are Sangiovese for the distinctive, flavorful and complex red wines, and Vernaccia for the exquisite dry white wines, although the last couple of decades have seen more varietals grown and an increasing trend towards 'Bordeaux style' wines.
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Country: Italy

Italy is recognised as being one of the finest wine producing countries in the world, and it isn't difficult to see why. With a vast amount of land across the country used primarily for vineyard cultivation and wine production, each region of Italy manages to produce a wide range of excellent quality wines, each representative of the region it is produced in. Any lover of Italian wines will be able to tell you of the variety the country produces, from the deliciously astringent and alpine-fresh wines of the northern borders, to the deliciously jammy and fruit-forward wines of the south and the Italian islands. Regions such as Barolo are frequently compared with Bordeaux and Burgundy in France, as their oak aged red wines have all the complexity and earthy, spicy excellence of some of the finest wines in the world, and the sparkling wines of Asti and elsewhere in Italy can easily challenge and often exceed the high standards put forward by Champagne. Thanks to excellent terrain and climatic conditions, Italy has long since proven itself a major player in the world of wines, and long may this dedication to quality and excellence continue.