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Lornano Chianti Classico 2015 Wine Review

Lornano Chianti Classico 2015

Lornano Chianti Classico 2015

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Lornano

Agent: Frontier Wine Merchants

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Full-bodied Italian Chianti made from the Sangiovese grape, with grainy tannins. The wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels imparting a smoky character. Aromas of tart cherry and earth. Pair with lasagna or pasta with tomato sauce. MINE: There is a firm tannic grip on the palate and finish on this Chianti Classico from the Tuscany wine region. Lornano (2013) is made from 100% Sangiovese grapes and is well-priced under $20, but could use some cellar time to show its best. Pair with a rich meat-filled pasta and richer tomato sauce. OTHER: Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review: This cherry coloured Chianti Classico has aromas of blueberry preserves, cedar, cinnamon, floral notes, and hints of vanilla bean. On the palate, there are blackberry and blackcurrant flavours, as well as black pepper, subtle coffee notes, and a slightly bitter finish. It is medium bodied with fairly structured yet gentle tannins, and fresh acidity. A lovely wine at a very affordable price. Tasted January 2018. OTHER: Sensazioni: la sua rara e armoniosissima suadenza gustativa, effetto di mirabile maturità del frutto prima, quindi di gran rispetto nello sviluppo enologico trasformativo. L'acidità che innalza la nota espressiva olfattiva, la tannicità, che reca l'impressione della polposità dell'uva, la rotondità della bacca matura, che tutto implica in bilanciata morbidezza espressiva. Poi la fittezza, che come la nitidezza della trasformazione rende la concentrazione e la purezza della materia prima. Una composta di polpa di mora nera speziata, che sferica rifulge del suo aroma primo. Uno fra i migliori Chianti Classico in assoluto, chapeau. Score - 97 (Luca Maroni, lucamaroni.com, March 16, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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