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Vitanza Chianti Colli Senesi 2005

Member Review by jtryka:

Another hot summer day, and since I just went to the gym I figure I should reward myself with a lovely porterhouse, and what could go better with a nice steak than a nice bottle of Chianti? So tonight I've opened a bottle of the July selection from my office wine club, the 2005 Vitanza Chianti Colli Senesi. Now you might be asking what makes this wine different from the typical Chianti, and that's a good question. This wine is produced from grapes grown in the hills outside of Siena, so it tends to be a little more rustic, but definitely the genuine article, not unlike the people there! The vineyards there are somewhat lower yielding, and the Sangiovese grapes grow in smaller bunches, resulting in more concentrated fruit flavors and higher tannins. See my full review on by blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/06/2005-vitanza-chianti-colli-senesi.html

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Snooth User: jtryka
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06/29/2012

Another hot summer day, and since I just went to the gym I figure I should reward myself with a lovely porterhouse, and what could go better with a nice steak than a nice bottle of Chianti? So tonight I've opened a bottle of the July selection from my office wine club, the 2005 Vitanza Chianti Colli Senesi. Now you might be asking what makes this wine different from the typical Chianti, and that's a good question. This wine is produced from grapes grown in the hills outside of Siena, so it tends to be a little more rustic, but definitely the genuine article, not unlike the people there! The vineyards there are somewhat lower yielding, and the Sangiovese grapes grow in smaller bunches, resulting in more concentrated fruit flavors and higher tannins. See my full review on by blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/06/2005-vitanza-chianti-colli-senesi.html




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