La Madonnina Riserva Chianti Classico 2008 Wine Review

La Madonnina Riserva Chianti Classico 2008
D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy
Community Score: 4.6/5
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Product #: 191361

Price: $24.95
Alcohol: 13.4%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: La Madonnina
Agent: Regazzi Wines & Spirits
More Vintages: 2007  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 91/100

Savoury and mouth-watering with dark chocolate, blackberry, cassis, leather and happiness. Good acidity: terrific in wine if you actually want to drink it with food. Terrific craftsmanship here. This would make a memorable dinner party wine or hostess gift. Tastes twice the price.

Chianti Classico food pairings: lamb, thick slices of rare roast beef, grilled meats.

This was reviewed January 21, 2012 by

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The nose here certainly offers the complexity expected from a Chianti Classico Riserva. Engaging and bright notes of raspberry and red cherry with leather and menthol. The palate is dry and medium bodied, and fully delivers on the promise of the nose. Wonderful depth of fruit here, with round tannins and excellent acidity keeping everything balanced. Well structured and flavourful throughout, with a long finish. A very good wine at this price. Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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