2000 Marchesi de Frescobaldi 'Nipozzano' Chianti Rufina Riserva
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266 Ratings
2000 Marchesi de Frescobaldi 'Nipozzano' Chianti Rufina Riserva

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2009 Vintage) The 2009 Chianti Rufina Riserva Nipozzano is very pretty. Veins of minerality support an expressive core of dark red berries in this silky, long Chianti. The 2009 impresses for its persistence and fine overall balance.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/04
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2008 Vintage) This wine has proven it can age effortlessly so enjoy its spicy, black licorice, meaty, peppery, black cherry nose but give some time to really impress. On the palate you will note a sense of freshness and elegance along with smoky, meaty, tobacco, prune, peppery, black cherry, orange peel and dried fig flavours. Fine intensity you can enjoy now with beef dishes or mushroom risotto, or wait five to seven years for it to mellow out.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/29/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (From 2004 Vintage) If you like classic old world Italian wine, here is a nice option that we recently had with dinner @ Vincenzo’s in Chelmsford, MA. This almost black wine opened with a mild bouquet of dark berries a...