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Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chianti Blend

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(From «nv» Vintage) Vinification is obtained through maceration of the must (with the skins) for 8-10 days with short and frequent "pumping over” to extract color. On completion of the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation the wine undergoes maturation in oak barrels for at least 6 months.

Winemaker's Notes

A blend of 90% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo and 5% Merlot. Bright ruby red. Mature fruit aromas. Rich and well-balanced with ripe berry fruit flavors Well-suited to a wide range of entrées including beef, ...

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    The 2006 Chianti Classico Riserva is a big, super-ripe wine loaded with black cherries, blueberries, French oak and spices. Stylistically, this is a concentrated, voluminous Riserva with terrific persistence and balance. It is one of the finest wines I have tasted here in some time. The Riserva spent 24 months in French oak.

    over 4 years
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    The 2006 Chianti Classico Riserva is a big, super-ripe wine loaded with black cherries, blueberries, French oak and spices. Stylistically, this is a concentrated, voluminous Riserva with terrific persistence and balance. It is one of the finest wines I have tasted here in some time. The Riserva spent 24 months in French oak.

    almost 5 years
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    fruity bold

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/03