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Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva
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Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

ChiantiTuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Chianti Classico Riserva 1998 has an intense ruby colour. Its aroma is packed with berry fruit and flowery overtones, harmoniously woven with a spicy-vanilla note from the wood. The taste is rich and full-bodied. The acidity is well balanced and the fruity aftertaste is persistent. Already delicious, it will improve for many years under good cellar conditions.The Chianti Classico Riserva is best enjoyed with red meats and game, but it is also a perfect match for aged cheeses. A Riserva will be at...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/20/2012
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This bright ruby wine opens with a very bright cherry bouquet with hints of oak and pepper. On the palate, this light to medium bodied wine is round, juicy, savory, with soft plum and berry flavors....