Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva

75 cl

Produced using grape varieties native to the region (without Cabernet or Merlot) with the aim of carrying on traditional Tuscan wine making techniques. Aged for 12 months in French re-used barriques. 

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Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva

Produced using grape varieties native to the region (without Cabernet or Merlot) with the aim of carrying on traditional Tuscan wine making techniques. Aged for 12 months in French re-used barriques. 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Plum and Indian spices, with a floral bouquet.
Palate Medium-full-bodied, with soft, silky tannis and a rich finish. Balanced. Very pretty indeed!
Colour Shining red ruby with purple reflections
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 95% Sangioveto, 5% Canaiolo
Alcohol % 13.5
Style Dry, Medium-Full Bodied
Estate/Producer Castellare di Castellina
Country Italy
Region/AOC Tuscany
Vintage 2013
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Wine Enthusiast 89 Points. ‘Fragrant purple flower, dark-skinned berry, eucalyptus and aromatic herb aromas lead the way. The bright, no-frills palate offers sour cherry, chopped mint and a hint of clove while lithe tannins add polish.’
Wine Spectator 93 Points, also listed as The Best of the Best Chianti Classico
James Suckling 92 Points

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