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Castello di Verrazzano Chianti Classico Riserva 2003

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full-bodied wine with a long finish. Hints of blackberries, and ripe black fruits.

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Castello di Verrazzano:
The Castle of Verrazzano is located on a hilltop in the Chianti Classico area, the first grape growing and wine producing area in the world to be determined by an official proclamation, made by the grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici in 1716. Its high position, over the Greve valley, was once of strategic-military importance; today it is possible to easily overlook the vineyards which fan out acro... Read more
The Castle of Verrazzano is located on a hilltop in the Chianti Classico area, the first grape growing and wine producing area in the world to be determined by an official proclamation, made by the grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici in 1716. Its high position, over the Greve valley, was once of strategic-military importance; today it is possible to easily overlook the vineyards which fan out across the slopes to the edges of the wood further down the valley. The castle was an etruscan then a roman settlement before becoming the property of the Verrazzano family in the VIIth century. Read less

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Snooth User: ahall
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01/09/2008

full-bodied wine with a long finish. Hints of blackberries, and ripe black fruits.




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