Castello d'Albola Chianti Classico 2009

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Colour: Ruby-red tending towards garnet Bouquet: Elegant, with delicate scents of violets. Flavour: Well-balanced and dry, with good structure and a velvety texture.

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Castello D'Albola:
The Castello d’Abola estate is located in Radda in Chianti, where vine cultivation dates from the Etruscan period. The oldest buildings on the estate date from the 12th century, when the property was owned by the noble Magnate of Monterinaldi. It was subsequently owned by families who shaped Tuscan history: the Acciaiuoli, the Samminiati, the Pazzi and the Princes of Ginori Conti. The ... Read more
The Castello d’Abola estate is located in Radda in Chianti, where vine cultivation dates from the Etruscan period. The oldest buildings on the estate date from the 12th century, when the property was owned by the noble Magnate of Monterinaldi. It was subsequently owned by families who shaped Tuscan history: the Acciaiuoli, the Samminiati, the Pazzi and the Princes of Ginori Conti. The Zonin family acquired the property in the 1970s. The unparalleled surrounding countryside abounds in history and culture that date back Read less
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Snooth User: vin0vin0
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2.00 5
09/19/2013

A bit on the bland side without much flavor, structure or body.


Snooth User: nventure
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3.50 5
11/18/2012

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Castello d'Albola Chianti Classico

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Source: We Speak Wine
11/04/2014

A light-weight, cherry-flavored red, with moderate tannins for support. Tightens up, with a decent finish. Best from 2013 through 2018. BS - Wine Spectator Magazine 87 Points


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
12/17/2014

A light-weight, cherry-flavored red, with moderate tannins for support. Tightens up, with a decent finish. Best from 2013 through 2018. –BS - Wine Spectator Magazine 87 Points



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Colour: Ruby-red tending towards garnet Bouquet: Elegant, with delicate scents of violets. Flavour: Well-balanced and dry, with good structure and a velvety texture.

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