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Luiano Chianti Classico Riserva Sangiovese Cannaiolo Colorino Tuscany Chianti Classico 2008

External Review by The Wine Buyer:

On the nose, this wine expresses both floral and fruity aromas with a hint of spice, particularly cherry, white pepper, rose and chamomile. Its velvety texture gives way to big fruit flavors and a long, persistent finish.

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Luiano:
Who Lucus Jani  in Latin means the Janus Wood (a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past). An ancient legend tells of how Janus, chose as his home the forest that lies at the top of the hill in the valley of Pesa.  In Janus's honor the forest was named Lucus Iani, (Janus Wood). The Luiano fortress was built in 1389 and was the home of some of the most re... Read more
Who Lucus Jani  in Latin means the Janus Wood (a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past). An ancient legend tells of how Janus, chose as his home the forest that lies at the top of the hill in the valley of Pesa.  In Janus's honor the forest was named Lucus Iani, (Janus Wood). The Luiano fortress was built in 1389 and was the home of some of the most renowned families of Florence during the middle ages. Owned by the Palombo Family since 1959. What From the black rooster region heritage, three generations grape jugglers family gives shape to taste by playing berries of Sangiovese and more.  A family company with twenty hectares of vineyards planted to native and international grape varietals, driven by passion and joy. Where Luiano (300 meters above sea level) is located just south of the city of Florence in the Chianti Classico DOCG appellation of Tuscany along the Greve River. On its fertile soil, rich with natural resources, throughout the last centuries a great tradition of vine growing was founded. When From 1389…According to several historical sources, Luiano has been a place of wine and olive oil production since the ninth century when Charlemagne ruled…. To 1959 Alberto Palombo, a Neapolitan textile merchant, became the owner of Luiano. Since then, his son Antonio and grand son are purchased his dream and passion Why There's a special magic in the air at Luiano inspiring everyone who gets acquainted with this amenity in the heart of tuscan history.. Every member the Palombo family chose alternative professions originally, both in the academic and corporate world, but in time they each left their jobs to pursue the Luiano dream Read less

External Reviews for Luiano Chianti Classico Riserva Sangiovese Cannaiolo Colorino Tuscany Chianti Classico

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
06/20/2012

On the nose, this wine expresses both floral and fruity aromas with a hint of spice, particularly cherry, white pepper, rose and chamomile. Its velvety texture gives way to big fruit flavors and a long, persistent finish.




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