Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2007

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This wine shows crisp, ripe red berry and cherry fruit flavors and aromas sustained by a fresh, acidic note offset by classic Sangiovese notes of earth, mushrooms and leather, with an elegant tannic backbone.

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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
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3.50 5
02/24/2012

Bright red sour cherry fruit with dark tea and currants some dried earth components. Lovely palate nice berry fruit nice acidity. Very solid


Snooth User: Eric Guido
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3.50 5
06/22/2012

2007 Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra (Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico) 9/14/2011 Eric Guido 91 The nose showed red and black berries, yet was savory as well with cured meats and hard Italian cheeses. On the palate, I found a saturating yet juicy amount of dark red fruit. The finish was long and palate coating.


Snooth User: Eric Guido
92549169,729
3.00 5
09/25/2011

The nose showed red and black berries, yet was savory as well with cured meats and hard Italian cheeses. On the palate, I found a saturating yet juicy amount of dark red fruit. The finish was long and palate coating.


Snooth User: paulm143
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3.50 5
07/20/2010

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/06/2011

The 2007 Chianti Classico Riserva comes across as beautifully opulent and soft in its dark fruit, leather, licorice and spices. This voluptuous dark Chianti captures the essence of the important Tuscan vintage in its depth and long, caressing finish.... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2007 Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 750ml


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Source: We Speak Wine
11/14/2011

Good medium red. Nuanced, pretty nose of red fruits, violet and mint. Supple red cherry and red berry flavors are framed by fairly soft tannins, with a note of violet perking up the persistent finish. Well done. The 2007 Chianti Classico Riserva comes across as beautifully opulent and soft in its dark fruit, leather, licorice and spices. This voluptuous dark Chianti captures the essence of the important Tuscan vintage in its depth and long, caressing finish. Mint and flowers add higher-toned notes on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2017. Features slightly stewed fruit and plum on the nose. Full-bodied, with lots of fruit and spices that turn to an aftertaste evoking fruit pie. A jammy Chianti Classico, which like this for its opulence, though its a little atypical. Drink now. 8,335 cases made. -JS ** Only 14 in Stock **


External Review
08/02/2011

Ripe, refined cherry and red berry fruit underscored by distinct impressions of mushrooms, leather and anise lead into this wine's elegantly textured palate, set in a structure of finely tuned tannins and fresh acidity.


External Review
09/22/2010

The Wine Advocate just gave this perennial favorite a beautiful review, saying "The 2007 Chianti Classico Riserva comes across as beautifully opulent and soft in its dark fruit, leather, licorice and spices. This voluptuous dark Chianti captures the essence of the important Tuscan vintage in its depth and long, caressing finish. Mint and flowers add higher-toned notes on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2017." Sounds like winner to us!



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This wine shows crisp, ripe red berry and cherry fruit flavors and aromas sustained by a fresh, acidic note offset by classic Sangiovese notes of earth, mushrooms and leather, with an elegant tannic backbone.

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