Chianti Classico Riserva
Chianti Classico Riserva 2012 - 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ A blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo, this opens with scents that suggest dark berry, sunbaked earth and cooking spice. The medium-bodied palate offers mature Marasca cherry, raspberry, toast and a sprinkling of clove alongside dusty tannins.Add winemaker's notes
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Chianti Classico Riserva 2012 - 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ A blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo, this opens with scents that suggest dark berry, sunbaked earth and cooking spice. The medium-bodied palate offers mature Marasca cherry, raspberry, toast and a sprinkling of clove alongside dusty tannins.
Chianti Classico Roserva 2009 - Tre Bicchieri 2013 winner, Gambero Rosso/
Chianti Classico Famiglia Zingarelli Riserva 2012 - 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ A blend of Sangiovese, with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, this offers aromas of ripe blackberry, baking spice, toasted oak and a balsamic note. The round, savory palate offers black cherry, ground pepper, anise, espresso and tobacco alongside polished tannins.
Riserva Chianti Classico 2011 - 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ This full bodied blend of Sangiovese and 5% Canaiolo opens with heady scents of iris, violet, dark berry and a note of pipe tobacco. The firm, savory palate doles out ripe black cherry, licorice, ground black pepper and clove while assertive but well-integrated tannins prove support. Drink 2016-2021.
Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2009 - 90 points, San Diego International Wine Competition /
Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 - 90 points, Wine Enthusiast/ Sangiovese is enhanced with tiny percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to create a fresh, balanced wine, with aromas of red fruit and savory spice. The mouthfeel is soft and rich with good structure and fullness.
Chianti Classico Riserva 2009 - 90 points, Wine Enthusiast/ This Chianti Classico Riserva has deep layers of spice, chocolate, wild berry, cherry, licorice and black pepper. The mouthfeel is smooth, long and fresh.
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