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Castelgreve Riserva Chianti Classico 2013

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Initially subtle before opening up, this Riserva offering of Chianti Classico will benefit from a little more aging prior to enjoying. In the mean time, a healthy decant reveals ripe red fruit, pleasant rose petal, and slight dried herbs and spices. Acidity, tannins, and body are in good proportion to one another. A touch rustic as the tannins have a little edge and the acidity pops with sour cherry notes through the finish. Indeed a classic offering of the style, try this with pasta or ragu.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This opens with lots of leathery notes on the nose and then offers up a hint of candied cherry. Nicely balanced and very approachable with a silky, smooth mouthfeel and dusty tannins on the finish . Try it with lamb shanks or osso bucco. Tasted June 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Wineboy rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Herbal and menthol notes as another wine writer said, but beautifully aromatic than many chianti Fuller richer style with barely a hint of tannin. Star element is the nose but beauty of modern palate almost matches nose.

Natalie's Review

Castelgreve Riserva Chianti Classico 2013, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Juicy and mouth-watering with lots of acidity for tangy tomato dishes. On the nose, black cherry and mocha. This wine was aged for 24 months in oak barrels, and another 3 months in bottle. Drink: 2017-2023. 344416 13.50% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 89/100. July 19, 2019 Blissful Blue Cheese Wine  Full Review




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