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2016 Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, Tuscany, Italy

Tart, somewhat dried herbal, slightly smoky and hinted at bacon aroma of black and red berries with a little smoked paprika and dried mushrooms. Ripe, very slightly warm, somewhat developed fruit, nutty and smoky flavours, bitter-chocolatey wood, light bite and crumbly tannin, animal traces in the background, good persistence, very good finish with warm juice and a little coffee spice.

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Last reviewed: 20 June, 2022
Price: Up to 27.00 € find+buy
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Classification: Riserva
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood and Tonneau
Varieties: Sangiovese 93%, Merlot 6%, Alicante Bouschét 1%
Registration number: CSS-L.22C

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