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Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Blueberry and blackberry flavors are married to a lean, wiry frame. Hints of flowers and mineral add dimension, and this closes down on the finish. Needs time. To be released spring 2012. Best from 2014 through 2024. -BS Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 750ml

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Castello di Volpaia:
Just as in the 12th Century, the village itself still plays an essential role in our wine and oil production. The interiors of its ancient houses, churches, underground passages and deconsecrated churches have been discreetly converted into wine cellars, bottling plants and olive presses up to the ceiling in the latest equipment and all connected by an amazing underground "wineduct." Thus... Read more
Just as in the 12th Century, the village itself still plays an essential role in our wine and oil production. The interiors of its ancient houses, churches, underground passages and deconsecrated churches have been discreetly converted into wine cellars, bottling plants and olive presses up to the ceiling in the latest equipment and all connected by an amazing underground "wineduct." Thus Volpaia is not just another magnificent tourist attraction, but a thriving hive of activity whose inhabitants are all directly or indirectly involved in the winery. Volpaia is committed to Organic farming and is certified organic for all its wines. But the environmetal project of Volpaia is much wider: - the genetical differences of all its indigenous Sangiovese clones are preserved into a special collection, a selected parcel were 22 different clones are grown on three different rootstock - all the winery i located within the ancient buildings of the village preserving the integrity of the architectural inheritage of Volpaia rather than builind new facilities - all the workers of Volpaia live in the village where the winery has ronovated appartmens for the employees Read less

External Reviews for Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Blueberry and blackberry flavors are married to a lean, wiry frame. Hints of flowers and mineral add dimension, and this closes down on the finish. Needs time. To be released spring 2012. Best from 2014 through 2024. -BS Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/14/2012

The 2008 Chianti Classico Riserva (Sangiovese) is a beautiful, precise wine laced with sweet dark cherries, menthol, tobacco, minerals and spices. It shows gorgeous clarity and precision in a highly appealing, mid-weight style. The Riserva spent 24 m... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 750ml



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