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  Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese (90%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany) The wine shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of black cherry, blackberry and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, violet, vanilla, licorice, tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate, mace and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, blackberry and plum. A well made wine. This Chianti Classico ages for 14-15 months in barrique followed by at least 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

Issue 37, January 2006


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