Castello Vicchiomaggio is a grand wine estate in the Greve Valley of Chianti in Tuscany, Italy. The estate has existed since the early 15th century, having served as a Florentine defense fortification during feuds with neighboring Siena in the middle ages, and with its fair share of distinguished guests over the centuries. Most famously, Leonardo da Vinci stayed at the castle while painting his masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. Besides offering luxury accommodations, Castello Vicchiomaggio produces a broad range of wines from traditional regional styles to modern IGTs. Villa Maggiore is their Super Tuscan range produced in the Maremma by the Matta family. They also produce grappa and olive oil.– Description from Amanda Schuster
Leather, herbs, granite and blackcurrant come together on a beautiful nose with lots of spice accents and a bit of wood that feels out of place here Smooth and polished in the mouth with some very deep, sIightly extracted dark berry fruit showing red ...
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Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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Many of us think of Chianti as an expensive, everyday wine but of course the truth of the matter is much more complex than that, and it just got even more complex. Adding complexity where it is not necessary seems to be something the Italians excel at, and with the introduction of Chianti Classico Gran Selezione they may have just done just that... Read More
Leather, herbs, granite and blackcurrant come together on a beautiful nose with lots of spice accents and a bit of wood that feels out of place here Smooth and polished in the mouth with some very deep, sIightly extracted dark berry fruit showing red currant notes up front and on the palate then this lightens up nicelywith more red cherry fruit... Read More
Sangiovese is one of my favorite grapes. I probably consume more Sangiovese than any other variety, though usually in the guise of chianti or rosso di Montalcino. This group of wine represents the true value plays in Tuscan Sangiovese. often blended, in proportions that makes these similar to chianti, these wines take advantage of the enormous v... Read More
75% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon Smoky with a hint of tomato on the nose followed by decidedly Cabernet and oak driven aromas of smoke, raw wood, dried herbs, plummy and black currant fruit. Bright, juicy and fairly black fruited onentry, this shows a nice initial wave of black raspberry fruit that is slightly jammy, then it drops off a bi... Read More
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This wine is really incredible. Very robust and smooth. Read More
Dry red with a nice dry touch. Very smooth and drinkable wine without any harsh aftertaste. Read More
enjoyed a bottle of this wine at a local restaurant, very smooth and enjoyable for the price Read More
We had it during Christmas, and loved it... Read More
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