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2015 Castello di Monsanto Italian (Tuscany) Red "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Castello di Monsanto 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva

Winery: Castello di Monsanto

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo & Colorino.

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chianti Classico

State or country: Italy

Price: $25

Cases produced: 26,000

KWG Score: 93.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: February 22, 2019

Wine Review: This ruby red colored Chianti Classico Riserva from Monsanto opens with a light oak and black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is well-balanced, medium bodied, nicely coats your mouth and is smooth. The flavor profile is a tasty black cherry and oak blend with nicely integrated minerality. I also detected some hints of tart black plum towards the end. The finish is dry and it moderate tannins are dusty and stick around for quite a while. This is definitely a food wine. I would pair it with Bon Appetit’s Classic Ragu Bolognese. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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