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Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 Castello di Monsanto
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  Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 Castello di Monsanto
Item Number:29 30 285 10
Regular Price:$24.95
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($19.95 per bottle)
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Based on the averaged scale of
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Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WS  90 
 DM  95 
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Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 Castello di Monsanto
When owner Fabrizio Bianchi purchased this ancient estate 1962 he began a transformation that continues to this day. The vineyards have all been revitalized and the winemaking is modern and up-to-date. He was one of the first to eliminate white grapes from his Chianti blend. The blend is 90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo and 3% Colorino. Instead of large Slavonian casks the wine is aged for 18 months in French oak barriques. Last year the 2009 was number 31 on the Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2012. This wine from the outstanding 2010 vintage scored 90 points in the Wine Spectator. Decanter Magazine just scored it 95 points saying "Very immediate on the nose, with ripe summer fruit and hints of powder puff and pot pourri. Very young and intense but still a little unsettled on the palate, with some traditional oak aromas still to be assimilated, intriguing complexity and great potential."

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    Comments about Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 Castello di Monsanto:

    Traditional Chianti lovers are in for a treat with this one. Quite rustic and earthy in nature, the dried cherry and black raspberry fruits mesh nicely with smoky and tobacco undertones. The acid driven backbone balances nicely with the soft tannins, making this a very food friendly wine and ready to drink.

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    • Beef, Pizza and Pasta

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