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La Castellaccia Colli Senesi Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo 2007 Wine Review

La Castellaccia Colli Senesi Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo 2007

La Castellaccia Colli Senesi Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo 2007

DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $17.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.7%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: La Castellaccia Colli Senesi

Agent: Profile Wine Group

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This organic wine contains just 25 mg/L of free sulfur. Generous and finely made using traditional Chianti grapes of Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Ciliegiolo, from the Siena hills, this Chianti breaks with tradition by using no oak aging. There are intense aromas of blackberry, blueberry and spice. Dry, excellent fruit core with an equally impressive freshness for balance. Full-bodied with a long fruit-forward finish. Almost New World in style. My note: Tastes more like Cabernet to me but I like it. Aromas of cassis, blackberry mocha and wood smoke. Full-bodied. Decant 1-2 hours. Perfect for watching the Godfather series.

Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo food pairings: chateaubriand, corned beef, spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, pepperoni pizza, herbed chicken.

This La Castellaccia Colli Senesi Sangiovese Canaiolo Ciliegiolo 2007 was reviewed on May 2, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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