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Cantine Leonardo Da Vinci Chianti Riserva 2010

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Sean O'Regan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Oct 23, 2014: Tasted blind at NCSG Vintage pre-release event.
Medium ruby garnet, stewed and dried dark fruit, cocoa, earthy, leather, spice and some balsamic notes. Medium bodied, round and silky on the palate with dark sweet cherry, spice and a little earthy with good acidity, dusty tannins and a medium finish. Nice wine that can be enjoyed alone or with braised beef or meaty lasagna over the next several years.
rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This well-priced Chianti has rich aromas of dried dark fruits (figs, prunes), allspice, leather, and violets. Others at the tasting I attended also detected an earthiness and menthol on the nose. The flavours are predominantly of figs, prunes and dark chocolate. This dry wine is medium-full bodied with some anise on the finish. This wine would pair with a variety of meaty Italian dishes but I think it would go well with richly herbed poulty and pork dishes given it's medium tannins, typical of Sangiovese-based wines.

Natalie's Review

Cantine Leonardo Da Vinci Chianti Riserva 2010, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: A good grip on the palate with this robust Italian red wine from the heart of Tuscany, and dry and full-bodied layers of black fruit. Savory and chewy. Great with hearty meat dishes. This wine is made in the hills that circle the town of Vinci, where, yes, Leonardo da Vinci was born. Finishes with anise, black cherry and earthy notes. Try it with pasta in a meat sauce. Drink: 2012-2017. 19698 13.50% XD 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 87/100. October 25, 2014 Best Value Red Wine. Complete Cheese Pizza Wine  Full Review



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