Marchesi de' Frescobaldi 2014 Nipozzano, Chianti Rufina Riserva

Marchesi de' Frescobaldi 2014 Nipozzano, Chianti Rufina Riserva

91
Wine Enthusiast
90
James Suckling
90
Tasting Panel

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About Marchesi de' Frescobaldi 2014 Nipozzano, Chianti Rufina Riserva

A former Wine Enthusiast Magazine #1 Wine of the Year in 2011 this 2014 shows the remarkable consistency that this estate is known for. Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of Italy's most historic wine producers, dating to the 1300s. It is also one of the most significant producers in Italy, with nine different estates—and roughly 2,500 acres—in Tuscany. The Nipozzano Estate where this Chianti Rufina is a historic wine produced at Castello Nipozzano, an outstanding property that consistently turns out exceptional, high-scoring wine. The wine is Sangiovese and complementary grapes, Malvasia Nera, Colorino, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon aged 24 months.

James Suckling  scored this 90 points sating "A layered and rich red with chocolate, berry and walnut character. Medium to full body, velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. Always outstanding. Drink now."

and Tasting Panel Magazine also scored it 90 saying "Medium ruby color with a spicy nose; glossy and bright with tangy, crisp, and vivacious berry notes and a hint of violets."

and Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored it 91 points saying "Fresh and fragrant, this racy red has enticing woodland berry and violet scents and an earthy whiff of new leather. The lithe, elegant palate offers juicy red cherry, crushed red raspberry, cinnamon and star anise flavors framed by polished tannins and vibrant acidity. An outstanding performance for a cool, difficult vintage. Enjoy 2019–2024.

Wine Details

  • Bottle Size 750 ml
  • Wine Type Red
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • Appellation Chianti

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