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Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2009 750ml

#Monsanto Chianti Cls Res 2009
You will earn 18 Points for purchasing this product.
#"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."

  • Year 2009
  • Size 750ml
  • Producer Castello di Monsanto
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • Sub Region Chianti
  • Rating 93
  • Publication Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

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Wine Spectator

"92 Points - Wine Spectator: A powerful and opulent style, this red displays ripe cherry, black currant, violet and tobacco aromas and flavors. The tannins are gripping on the finish, which lingers with sweet fruit and mineral accents. Well-proportioned. Best from 2014 through 2021."

93 Points

Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

"The 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva is striking. Succulent dark cherries, flowers, mint and licorice burst from the glass in this exuberant, sexy Riserva. The tannins are nearly buried by the opulent fruit, but the wine retains great balance, while avoiding any sense of heaviness. The 2009 captures the heat and richness of the year while never abandoning its classic sense of structure. This is a superb wine from Monsanto with plenty of upside potential. Sweet floral notes add an elegant, feminine touch to the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021."