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San Giusto A Rentennano ‘Percarlo’ 2013

14% abv

Vol- 75cl

“A wine of extraordinary finesse, the 2013 Percarlo is utterly magnificent. Creamy and beautifully layered in the glass, the 2013 speaks to finesse more than the power and explosiveness that is often found here. With time in the glass, the mid-palate fleshes out and the flavors gain in intensity and darkness. When young, Percarlo is often forbiddingly tannic, but the gradual move towards larger format barrels and casks has, among other things, given the wine much more textural elegance. I can’t wait to see how it ages. This is one of the most complete and strikingly beautiful wines of the vintage.” 2020 – 2038
98 Points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July 2016

Percarlo is made from 100% estate grown Sangiovese grapes, especially selected bunch per bunch, from the best zones of eestate vineyards, which have a low yield of 1 Kg grapes per vine. The grapes are usually matured to an extra degree of ripeness. Fermentation and maceration take place using natural yeasts in enameled concrete vats for as long as 35 days. Percarlo is aged for 22 months in French barriques (Allier, Nevers) of 225 and 500 liters and barrel of 3000 litres. Then kept in bottle for another 18 months before being released.
First produced in 1983 and one of the undisputed icon Sangiovese wines of the Classico.

£120.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 6 remaining

Originally a medieval monastery, the estate is situated in the southernmost part of Chianti Classico wine region and comprises 160 hectares – with 31 dedicated to vineyards, 11 to olives and the remaining made up of forest and agricultural land.

The Martini di Cigala family took over the property in 1914 and it has remained in the family ever since. Since 1992, it’s been in the hands of the family’s third generation, Anna, Lucia, Elisabetta, Francesco, Alessandro and Luca.

The success of the wines is due to a combination of factors: low yields, meticulous care in the selection of berries, the vineyard’s high diurnal temperature shift, as well as a no-expense-spared approach to the wine’s élevage – with both Percarlo and La Ricolma aged in the finest French barriques.

The first bottling of their Chianti Classico Riserva was the 1975 vintage, later named Le Baròncole (from the 2000 vintage onwards). The first vintage of Percarlo was 1983 and the first La Ricolma was made in 1993. The estate also makes a Chianti Classico, a Rosato and a Vin Santo, as well as their own olive oil.

Reference #:
14 ABV
Bottles per Case
6 bottles

What do I pay for delivery?

Orders under £150 are charged an initial £9.95 incl. VAT.

Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.
Orders under £190 are charged an initial £12.00 incl.

All stock bought from Bond will be charged at delivery cost as quoted by the bond. As this varies dependent on the location of the wines and ultimate destination this will be quoted to you at the point of billing for VAT and duty.

And can we change order.

Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specifically requested to do so).

A shipping confirmation email will be sent when your order has been processed and shipped. You will be sent a further email and/or text with a delivery time slot and a consignment number along with instructions on how to amend this if required.

If you are out a card is left, with an instruction to call the local depot to re-arrange delivery. Alternatively, you can inform us to “leave safe”, “leave with a neighbour”, “leave in garage” etc. and we will pass this information onto the courier. Please remember that, in accordance with our Terms & Conditions, alcohol will only be left with persons over 18 Years Old.

A shipping confirmation email will be sent when your order has been processed and shipped. You will be sent a text with a delivery time slot and a consignment number along with instructions on how to amend this if required.

We use Mailsafe packaging and double walled cardboard boxes for secure shipping of all bottles. Clear labelling marked FRAGILE is applied and all our despatches.

UK mainland deliveries are overnight from confirmation of despatch with the exception of the following postcodes where deliveries are made on a 2 to 5 day service from despatch : 

IV 3 to 11, IV14 to 28, IV 40 & IV 51 to 54, IV 63. KW 1 to 3 & KW 5 to 14. PH 33 to 41