The wines of Badia a Coltibuono are some of the most precise, balanced, and typically Chianti Classico of those produced in the region. While many wineries pay lip service using terms like ” we believe wine begins in the vineyard,” Roberto Stucchi Prinetti truly follows the axiom. After receiving his degree at UC Davis, and working under Cathy Corison at Chappellet, he returned to take over as the sixth generation of his family running Badia a Coltibuono. He immediately replanted the vineyards to maximize quality and emphasize terroir. Ever since the wines he makes have been met with critical acclaim.
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Roberto Stucchi Prinetti, Badia a Coltibuono
2016 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico
Nose of rich berries and fresh herbs with a hint of limestone minerality. On the palate this medium weight wine shows flavors of black cherry, currant and baking spices all balanced by crisp acidity and fine tannins.
2015 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva
Very pretty perfumed nose. Finesse and balance best describe this wine. Layers of complex flavor, fine yet assertive tannins, and mouthwatering acidity are all wonderfully balanced. IN time this will be a very special wine from an amazing vintage. Wait three to five years. A steal at this price.
2013 Badia a Coltibuono Sangioveto IGT
Elegant, complex, and harmonious nose. On the palate the structure is balanced and elegant showing prime characteristic flavors of cherry and violets. Great acidity make this the perfect wine for foods from Tuscany.
2013 Badia a Coltibuono Montebello IGT
Made from nine historical varieties: Mammolo, Ciliegiolo, Pugnitello, Colorino, Sanforte, Malvasia Nera, Canaiolo, Foglia Tonda, Sangiovese. All vinified separately. If you are a fan of Chianti Classico this wine is familiar yet unknown all in the same sip. Flavors of plum and dark berries mingle with tangy acidity and hints of minerality. Intriguing, intellectual and delicious.