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Castello di Verrazzano, Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, 2009

Castello di Verrazzano

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Sangiovese
  • Drink: 2013 - 2022

Manufacturer:

Castello di Verrazzano

Richard Baudains

Tasting: Chianti Classico Riserva

Over-ripe nose, vanilla and concentrated sweet fruit and tannins on the palate. Over-extracted and stodgy.

Emily O'Hare

Tasting: Chianti Classico Riserva

Jubilant cherry fruit and tobacco. Big, complete Riserva – hard to drink right now, nothing relaxed – furious fruit and tannin, but exemplary regarding ageing potential – this will unfold beautifully.

Michael Palij

Tasting: Chianti Classico Riserva

Very exotic and stylish nose. Incense, rose hip, juniper, Bovril, a selection of non-Sangiovese notes conspires to distract from what this wine has to offer. What it offers on the palate is a very ripe, fig-like experience with low acidity and over-ripe fruit.

Details

Wine name: Castello di Verrazzano
Wine classification: DOCG
Wine alcohol content: 14.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2009
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Subregion: Chianti Classico Riserva

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