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Smoky and leathery on the nose with nuanced tones of campfire, roasted herbs, a touch of meat, and bitter cherry fruit. On the palate this is nicely ripe and very well-integrated with red cherry fruit supported by good acids/mineral tones. There are l...
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Castell'in Villa on Snooth
I found myself going back and forth between liking and disliking this wine as it showed incredible richness, yet had an almost dirty quality to it. The nose showed rich soil and sweet tea with red fruits and hard candies. On the palate, I found tart cherry with herbal tea, which led to a medium finish that left me with a rusty aftertaste. Read More
May 26, 2010
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This wine capturesthe nos and flovaors of the heart of Chinati Classico are of Tuscany. The owner of the winery (Castel 'in Villa) is the Princapessa Coralia Pignatelli who owns one of the most beautiful properties in all of Tuscany. She is very independant and still tends to make Chianti the old, original way. She keeps the wine for an extra ye... Read More
Smoky and leathery on the nose with nuanced tones of campfire, roasted herbs, a touch of meat, and bitter cherry fruit. On the palate this is nicely ripe and very well-integrated with red cherry fruit supported by good acids/mineral tones. There are lovely inner mouth perfumes of flowers and herbs. The tannns are ripe and add the juicy, ripe fe... Read More
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My first impression was that of a young wine: still tight and closed -- but the 2003 vintage says otherwise. Very subtle aromas leading to much the same in the mouth: searching for flavors but just not getting much fruit. Astringent; at $20 too little for too much. Read More
We had a great tasting last night and it focused on one of my favorite grapes, Sangiovese.While not generally well disposed towards producing the flashy style of wine that quickly gets people's attention, the brisk acidity and slightly austere tannins of Sangiovese make it the most flexible food wine on my table. While we focused on California S... Read More
Tight on the nose with a touch of caramel and roasted red fruits, menthol and limestone, smoke. A touch of VA adds lift and the aromatics drift off towards dried herb and woodland scents. Elegant and balanced in the mouth with integrated acidity and finely polished tannins, a bit drying on the midpalate, actually quite so with a mineral, smoky f... Read More