RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.
THis is not you dry Chianti. This is new world style. It has a bit of Cab and Syrah in the blend. VEry easy drinking with something to back it. Not a big finish. But not your ordinary Chianti.
Raspberry flavors on the nose, this wine exhibits a lot of sweet fruits. Has a little bit of a manufactured chemical taste to it on the finish, although it was minor.
Perhaps not a great bottle, but I'd have expected more from a chianti labeled "riserva". It fell flat for me and I'd have preferred the regular chianti or the classico. - Tasted at Total Wine & More 4/3/10
Can't remember if I had the 2004 or 2005 last night with lasagna, but it was tasty to sip on before dinner and went great with the pasta! A nice, affordable sangiovese.
Nice, subtle soft chianti. - Tasted at Total Wine & More 4/3/10
Nice and smooth. I really love this wine, but since this was my first go at Chianti, I gave it 4.5 glasses. Perhaps there is something out there that's even better? Will definitely buy again.
Oddly, it doesn't really have much of a smell. It tastes clearer than most reds I drink, like there's more water. The taste ends on the back sides of your tongue. The cork was actual cork.
External Reviews for Leonardo da Vinci Chianti Classico
A beauty. Loads of blackberry and black cherries on the nose. Full-bodied, with supersilky tannins and a long, long finish. Very impressive. Best after 2004.
A good vein of black fruit runs through this red, with hints of violet and mineral. Full-bodied and well-balanced, with fine, silky tannins and a long, superclean finish. An outstanding Chianti. Drink now.
Fruchtig, mit typischen Vanille- und Zimtakzenten. Gute Struktur am Gaumen angenehm weich.
The 2000 Chianti Riserva is ambitious and important, with an expansive and penetrating nose and a large-framed, concentrated palate. Drink: now-2010.
A phenomenal effort in a weak vintage. Fruity, plummy and delicious. Bright finish. Drink now.
Nicely balanced, with black fruit and slightly toasty oak character. Medium-bodied. Tasty. Drink now.
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