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Varietal breakdown - Antinori Tignanello

75-80% Sangiovese
Rest Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

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Varietal breakdown - Antinori Solaia

75% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Cabernet Franc
20% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - Antinori Guado al Tasso

50-65% Cabernet Sauvignon
30-40% Merlot
Plus other varieties (Cab. Franc, Petit Verdot)

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Varietal breakdown - Antinori Guado al Tasso Matarocchio`

100% Cabernet Franc

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Varietal breakdown - Banfi SummuS

Cabernet Sauvignon
Sangiovese
Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Ricasoli Casalferro

100% Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Boscarelli Boscarelli

100% Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Brancaia Il Blu

50% Sangiovese
45% Merlot
5 % Cabernet Sauvignon

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Varietal breakdown - Felsina Fontalloro

100% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - Felsina Maestro Raro

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Varietal breakdown - Fontodi Flaccianello della Piave

100% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - Frescobaldi Castello di Nippozzano Lamaione

100% Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Isole e Olena Cepparello

100% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - Macchiole Paleo Rosso

100% Cabernet Franc

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Varietal breakdown - Monsanto Nemo

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Varietal breakdown - Montevertine Le Pergole Torte

100% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - Ornellaia Ornellaia

Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Cabernet Franc
Petit Verdot

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Varietal breakdown - Ornellaia Masseto

100% Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Querciabella Carmartina

70% Cabernet Sauvignon
30% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo

100% Sangiovese

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Varietal breakdown - San Giusto a Rentennano La Ricolma

100% Merlot

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Varietal breakdown - Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia

85% Cabernet Sauvignon
15% Cabernet Franc

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First vintage of Sassicaia

1968

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First vintage of Tignanello

1971

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First vintage of Ornellaia

1985

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First vintage of Cepparello

1980

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First vintage of Solaia

1978

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Name some producers making a Chianti Classico Gran Selezione?

Gran Selezione was allowed in 2013, making wines from 2010 vintage eligible. Some estates released earlier wines if they were in stock.

Isole e Olena Gran Selezione 2006
Antinori Badia a Passignano - first vintage with that label was 2009, in 2008 it was Chianti Classico Riserva

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First vintage of Ornellaia Masseto

1986

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Who makes SummuS?

Banfi
CS/Mer/CF

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Who makes Casalferro?

Ricasoli
100% Merlot

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Who makes Il Blu?

Brancaia
50% Sangiovese, 45% Mer, 5% CS

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Who makes Fontalloro?

Felsina
100% Sangiovese

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Who makes Maestro Raro?

Felsina
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Who makes Flaccianelle della Piave?

Fontodi
100% Sangiovese

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Who makes Lamaione?

Frescobaldi Castello di Nippozzano
100% Merlot

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Who makes Nemo?

Monsanto
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Who makes Paleo Rosso?

Macchiole
100% Cabernet Franc

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Who makes Le Pergole Torte?

Montevertine
100% Sangiovese

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Who makes Percarlo?

San Giusto a Rentennano
100% Sangiovese

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Who makes La Ricolma?

San Giusto a Rentennano
100% Merlot

42

Varietal breakdown - San Felice Vigorello

Was 100% Sangiovese when first released in 1968

Now -
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Petit Verdot

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Who makes Vigorello?

San Felice

Was 100% Sangiovese when first released in 1968

Now -
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Petit Verdot