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Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva Sangiovese 2005 Wine Review

Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva Sangiovese 2005

Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva Sangiovese 2005

D.O.C.G. Tuscany, Italy

Community Score:90/100

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Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Rocca Delle Macìe

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This is an exceptional value for Chianti! The aromas are intense, showing black cherry, dried mixed berries, forest floor, new leather, sweet spices and licorice notes. It’s dry, medium-bodied and very well balanced, with good fruit intensity and hints of pencil shavings leading to a medium-long, toasty finish. Extremely food-friendly, it will make a fine match for roasts, homemade meatballs, meatloaf or gourmet pizzas. My note: Mocha, black cherry goodness. Terrific wine for the money. Rich, warm, smooth layers of blackberry and black plum with a coffee-tinged finish. More New World cabernet than Chianti to me, but heck it’s good wine so let’s not quibble.

Sangiovese food pairings: sausages, lasanga, pizza.

This Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva Sangiovese 2005 was reviewed on February 28, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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