Saletta Riccardi

Saletta Riccardi

2015

Vinification

We spent late September 2015 meticulously hand-picking 100% Sangiovese grapes to make this rich and complex wine. Since then, every effort has been made to preserve the unique aromas of the grape. After selection, de-stemming and soft pressing of the berries, the must was placed into small stainless steel tanks to ferment at closely-monitored temperatures for 20 days. The wine was then placed into 130-gallon puncheons for 18 months of malolactic fermentation, first in oak barrels and then in new tonneaux of French wood.

Tasting notes

An intense ruby in colour, the wine presents aromas of leather and tobacco along with ripe red fruit and quinine. The palate is savoury, full and ample with supple and silky tannins. The finish and aftertaste are long and persistent, making the Saletta Riccardi a true expression of the whole estate, not a blend but 100 per cent Sangiovese.

Information

Production
5,000 bottles

Surface
2 hectares

Grape Varieties
100% Sangiovese

Terreni
Fine-textured deposits of clay, marine deposits, sandstone and silt/saltier marls

Ageing
20 months

Awards

Jeb Dunnuck 2020

Jeb Dunnuck 2020
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
90+ points

James Suckling 2015

James Suckling 2015
Saletta Riccardi 2015
93 points

The WineHunter Award 2019

The WineHunter Award 2019
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
Rosso

International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020

International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
93 points

The WineHunter 2020

The WineHunter 2020
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
Rosso

London Wine Competition 2020

London Wine Competition 2020
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
Gold Medal, 93 points

James Suckling 2019

James Suckling 2019
Saletta Riccardi 2016
94 points

Mundus Vini 2019

Mundus Vini 2019
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
Silver Medal

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
Silver Medal

Berliner Wein Trophy

Berliner Wein Trophy
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
Silver Medal

London Wine Competition 2019

London Wine Competition 2019
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
Silver Medal

5 Star Wines 2019

5 Star Wines 2019
Saletta Riccardi, 2016
90 points

Mundus Vini 2018

Mundus Vini 2018
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
Gold Medal

China Wine & Spirits Awards 2018

China Wine & Spirits Awards 2018
Saletta Riccardi, 2015
Gold Medal

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