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Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castiglioni 2011 Wine Review

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castiglioni 2011

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castiglioni 2011

Tuscany, Italy

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $14.90

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Frescobaldi

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A modestly price Italian red wine from a very respected producer. The 2011 vintage for this chianti shows well with aromas of dark red fruit and smoke. Pair with pasta in tomato sauce.

This Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castiglioni 2011 was reviewed on September 27, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 1,028 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Marco Giovanetti rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Black fruit, sandal wood with licorice, cofee and red cherry notes. In the mouth, medium to full body with a nice earthiness to it. Good tannins and acidity with a beautiful structure Nice flavors at the finale of sun dried tomatoes.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Red and black fruit in the aromas and flavors. The palate also offers coffee and chocolate with a hint of dried fruit at the finish.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Black fruit aromas.
Simple Chianti.
A little lean.

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