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Chiara Condello

Le Lucciole 2018

Chiara Condello's cult super-rare Sangiovese Riserva.
  • Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
    Viticulture: Practicing organic. Selection of grapes from a small 0.8 ha parcel in Raggio Brusa's vineyard planted on clay-limestone soils rich in spungone. 
    Vinification: The grapes are partially de-stemmed. Those that are destemmed are left whole-berry without crushing. 25-35 days natural fermentation with indigenous yeast in large open wood vats and tonneaux 
    Ageing: In large used Slavonian 35hL oak for 24 months + 12 months in the bottle before release. Unfined and unfiltered
    Bottles produced: 4,000 
    Alcohol: 14.5% abv

  • Colour: Medium ruby red
    Nose: Intense bouquet evoking aromas of ripe red fruits and spices with hints of purple flowers and leather
    Palate: Medium-bodied in the mouth with vibrant notes of red berries and sweet spices. Good acidity, medium tannins and long finish  

  • Chiara Condello is building a stellar reputation in Italy and across the world thanks to her superb Sangiovese wines, produced in limited quantities following organic viticulture and minimum intervention practices