I Leccioni Chianti DOCG is a rounded, velvet-smooth wine. It is immediately recognisable for its aromas of sweet violets and red berry fruit, medium body and fine balance, judicious acidity, and measured tannins.
In 2016, the regular rainfall in winter and the dry and sunny days of spring supported a homogeneous and healthy growth of the leaves. Following a very hot summer, heavy rains in august brought much needed respite to the plants, lowering temperatures and allowing the grapevines to synthesise their secondary metabolites in ideal conditions. September and October were dry with crisp evening temperatures which encouraged an exceptional ripening of the grapes.
To the nose, Leccioni 2016 opens up with aromas of raspberry, blackberry, cherry jam and violets, which lead the way to spiced scents of black pepper and cinnamon highlighted by herbaceous notes. When tasted, the wine is soft and round and confirms the marked floral and fruity aromas found in the bouquet.