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Barone Ricasoli Chianti DOCG 2007

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Wine Tasting Notes Lively, balanced and well-rounded. Bright ruby red in color, it expresses its very pleasant drinkability in notes of currant, wild violet and plum. This elegant wine is good for everyday drinking but also lends itself to more challenging food combinations.

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Barone Ricasoli:
For ten consecutive centuries, the property and the superior management of Brolio had always been maintained by the Ricasoli family, except for a brief period at the beginning of the seventies until 1993, in which the business was managed by outside companies. In 1993, Francesco Ricasoli took over control of his family's business and embarked on his project of the complete renovation of ... Read more
For ten consecutive centuries, the property and the superior management of Brolio had always been maintained by the Ricasoli family, except for a brief period at the beginning of the seventies until 1993, in which the business was managed by outside companies. In 1993, Francesco Ricasoli took over control of his family's business and embarked on his project of the complete renovation of the entire estate. Large investments were made to restore the land and its original grape varieties (that have been in the estate for centuries) as well as for the winemaking facilities and cellars. The 500 acres of vineyards, all of which are located around the castle, have been completely replanted with two objectives: to reconstruct the personality of each vineyard according to ancient traditions and pursue the continuous role of producing excellent wine, which began in the 19th century, while incorporating a modern element. Today, the company is comprised of more than 2,400 acres, northeast of Siena, one of the older more southern parts of the Chianti Classico region. Fifty acres of which are olive groves as well as a section of forest where chestnut wood is grown and used in the vineyards throughout the estate. Read less

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/12/2011

Dark, bright red. Aromatic nose combines very ripe red cherry, bay leaf, marjoram and licorice. Enters full and ripe, showing fleshy red cherry and plum flavors nicely complicated by sandalwood and sassafras nuances. Finishes long and sweet, with sof... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2007 Barone Ricasoli Chianti Classico Colledila 750ml



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Wine Tasting Notes Lively, balanced and well-rounded. Bright ruby red in color, it expresses its very pleasant drinkability in notes of currant, wild violet and plum. This elegant wine is good for everyday drinking but also lends itself to more challenging food combinations.

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