87 Ratings
Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva
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Wine Details



Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) Tuscany personified as aromas of animal musk, spice, wild berries and forest notes wafted up from the glass. On the palate, this wine showed wild red berries and autumnal notes with a mouth-feel of pure silk. The finish was long in sour berry and spice.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) This Chianti Classico Riserva is ruby red tending towards garnet. The bouquet is rich, intense and complex with notes of black cherry and spice. On the palate, it is full-bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors complimenting a backbone of tannin.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/10/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/00.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (From 2003 Vintage) This wine opens with an oaky and musty like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is dry, round, and has cool sensations. It displays black cherry and menthol like flavors. The finish is...