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" This Chianti Classico Riserva is ruby red tending towards garnet. The bouquet is rich, intense and complex with notes of black cherry and spice. On the palate, it is full-bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors complimenting a backbone of tannin. alcohol by volume: 14.0%"

  • Year: 2008
  • Producer: Castello di Monsanto
Top 100 Points
Wine Spectator
"#31 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2011 92 Points - The Wine Advocate The 2008 Chianti Classico Riserva is a very pretty, centered wine. Dark cherries, plums, spices, menthol, cedar, game and tobacco are some of the notes that emerge from the glass. The 2008 is an understated Riserva that impresses for its length, focus and balance. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2023."
92 Points
James Suckling
"Chewy and structured, with a firm tannins and racy acidity. Full body, with lots of plummy and blackberry fruit."
91 Points
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
"Bright red. Delicate aromas of redcurrant, blueberry and violet. Fresh and refined, with lovely purity and verve to the red cherry, redcurrant and floral flavors. Finishes with smooth tannins and great acid lift."

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Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 750ml

country: Italy/region: Tuscany/subregion: Chianti

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