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2015 Monsanto Chianti Classico RiservaBlend from Italy

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"The Chianti Classico Riserve comes from a selection of grapes from vineyards which are more suitable for long maturing. Vinified in steel with a maceration of about 20 days, a...

  • 94 Wine Spectator
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About

94

"Tight and tannic for now, featuring cherry, black currant, leather, iron, juniper and tar flavors. Firmly structured, meaty and balanced on the tannic side, with a lingering finish. Best from 2021 through 2035. 26,000 cases made."

Product Description:

"The Chianti Classico Riserve comes from a selection of grapes from vineyards which are more suitable for long maturing. Vinified in steel with a maceration of about 20 days, and as a second passage, it is aged in smaller wooden barrels for about 18 months, to then rest for a minimum of 3 months in glass. Composition of the grapes : 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo and Colorino." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 109209
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-Region Chianti Classico
Ratings

94 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Colorino
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste red fruit, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, cassis, plum and floral
Nose asparagus, green pepper, red fruit, blackberry, cassis, plum and floral