Region: Chianti Classico, Italy
Grapes: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo
First Glance: Spicy and serious Chianti
Le Due Arbie is the second label of the large Chianti estate Dievole.
Made from a blend of vineyard sites, sitting between 300 - 420 masl, on the characteristic limestone and marl soils of this part of the region. Fermented gently in cement eggs and then aged for 18 months in large format, untoasted French oak.
93 points, James Suckling
A very pretty Chianti Classico Riserva that shows orange rind, fresh forest fruit, citrus and tea leaves. A suave palate follows with a refined tannin backbone and a grainy finish.