2010 Melini, "La Selvanella" Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany


Press and Tasting Notes

Three Glasses - Highest Rating, Gambero Rosso. Melini's crowning glory is Chianti Classico La Selvanella Reserva, standard-bearer of the zone's most traditional style. The nose is complex, pervasive and elegant, its fruity notes mingling with very intense, unusual mineral and smoky sensations. The gutsy palate displays well-balanced acidity, sweet, ... Read More »



Sangiovese may be the most recognizable red grape grown it Italy.  Sangiovese can be found throughout Tuscany and, depending on the subregion, is given a "local" name. For example, Sangiovese grown in Chianti i ... Read More »



Tuscany is home to some of the most popular Italian red wines.  Located along the Tyrrehenian coast, the Mediterranean influence and hilly terrain allow Tuscany to offer a wide variety of wine styles.  The mo ... Read More »