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  Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna Casi 1999, Castello di Meleto (Italy)

Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna Casi 1999

Castello di Meleto (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany) This Chianti Classico shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of black cherry and violet followed by aromas of plum, blueberry, licorice, tobacco, vanilla, cinnamon and hints of menthol and cocoa. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack with pleasing crispness, however well balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, good tannins, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum and black cherry. A well made wine. This Chianti Classico reserve is aged for 24 months in cask followed by more than 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Braised and stewed meat with mushrooms, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

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

Issue 20, June 2004


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