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Tenuta di Capraia

Toscana Rosato 2013

Big nose of ripe black and dried red cherries, baked strawberry and black currant, heady lavender, dried roses, Belgian chocolate, light dusting of espresso, cinnamon, tobacco, cedar and licorice dust. Medium mouthfeel, plunges through sweet oak spices of nutmeg, vanilla, dried bing cherry, dried lavender, sage, muted mint, black pepper, burnt beef, off-ripe blackberry, black currant, tar, baker’s chocolate, espresso oils, gum Arabic, cranberry and basil. Immense and teetering on decadent. #TenutaDiCapraia #granselezione #chiantickassico #chianti #tuscany #rosso #italianwines — 10 months ago

Poggio al Sole

Casasilia Sangiovese Blend 2012

CC Gran Selezione. Needs a full day’s aeration to move from high-toned to full-on freight train of raspberry, sage, summer savory and saddle shop. Tremendous grip and length; superfine tannins. Superior. #poggioalsole #casasilia #chianticlassico #granselezione — 2 years ago

Rocca delle Macìe

Riserva di Fizzano Gran Selezione Chianti Classico DOCG Sangiovese Blend 2013

Single vineyard 2013 Gran Selezione is 95% Sangiovese / 5% Merlot. Dark cherry, spice, a little earthiness and chocolate on the palate. Full bodied, concentrated and smooth. Decanted for 3 hours, which helped to loosen up the firm tannins and give it a nicely balanced finish. Affordable Gran Selezione at $34.
#roccadellemacie #2013riserva #riservadifizzano #singlevineyard #granselezione #chianticlassicoriserva #sangiovese #sangioveseandmerlotblend #tuscanred #vinorosso #italianwines #italianredwine #fizzano #2013vintage #italianred #castellina
— 3 years ago

Querciavalle

Losi Chianti Classico Riserva Millennium 2010

This Chianti Gran Selezione from Losi is a blend of Sangioves with 5% Canaiolo and 5% Malvasia. Dark cherry, black pepper, a little menthol and tobacco. Nice after an hour in the decanter this will drink another 5-7 years.
#chianti #granselezione #2010vintage #losi #tuscany #italianwines #redwine #vinorosso #italianredwine #sangiovese
— 2 years ago

Poggio al Sole

Casasilia Sangiovese Blend 2013

Actually a Chianti Classico Gran Selezione as of 2012. The darker, richer side of the spectrum, but not at all funky or bretty. Meat juices, grated spices, salvia, raspberry. Textbook. #poggioalsole #sangiovese #chianticlassico #granselezione — 3 years ago

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