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Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend

9.032 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese Blend
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9.0

The 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva is dark, plush and enveloping. Black cherry, chocolate, new leather, licorice, spice and lavender infuse this supple Riserva with lovely nuance and character. Silky tannins add to the wine's forward appeal. This is very nicely done in a forward style that is likely best suited to near and medium term drinking. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, August 2019)

The 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva is dark, plush and enveloping. Black cherry, chocolate, new leather, licorice, spice and lavender infuse this supple Riserva with lovely nuance and character. Silky tannins add to the wine's forward appeal. This is very nicely done in a forward style that is likely best suited to near and medium term drinking. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, August 2019)

Aug 23rd, 2019
Sipping Fine Wine

My wife was making a puttanesca pasta (my recipe) and thought the recent 2015 might go well. 100% Sangiovese, aged for 12 months on oak!! Medium ruby color with aromas of red berry fruits. On the palate the wine shows fruit forward with cherry and plums, currant like with slight vanilla notes. Tannins are firm with bright acidity noted. Lingering finish, overall good value for this Chianti. Went perfect with the pasta. Can benefit from short term aging.

My wife was making a puttanesca pasta (my recipe) and thought the recent 2015 might go well. 100% Sangiovese, aged for 12 months on oak!! Medium ruby color with aromas of red berry fruits. On the palate the wine shows fruit forward with cherry and plums, currant like with slight vanilla notes. Tannins are firm with bright acidity noted. Lingering finish, overall good value for this Chianti. Went perfect with the pasta. Can benefit from short term aging.

Mar 4th, 2019
John Howard

Harvest production at Hirsch and Cobb Wineries

9.2

A reminder of how much we like Sangiovese. Red fruit, spice cake, used leather, herbal.

A reminder of how much we like Sangiovese. Red fruit, spice cake, used leather, herbal.

Feb 27th, 2019
Justin Clement

Justin had this a year ago

Justin had this a year ago

1 person found it helpfulNov 19th, 2018
Manchester Sheldon

Blueberry, cocoa powder, and tannins.

Blueberry, cocoa powder, and tannins.

Dec 6th, 2019
paul custer

$22

Oct 21st, 2019
Matt Nannen

2015

2015

Aug 29th, 2019
G D
8.6

Super dry. Tannic.

Super dry. Tannic.

Aug 3rd, 2019
bharat

Nice Chianti that I only paid $21 for at Costco. Definitely a old world wine that opened up after the second day. I could see it tasting better on the third day but I definitely want to drink whatever is left of a right now. If I can hold myself I'll add to the review tomorrow

Nice Chianti that I only paid $21 for at Costco. Definitely a old world wine that opened up after the second day. I could see it tasting better on the third day but I definitely want to drink whatever is left of a right now. If I can hold myself I'll add to the review tomorrow

Jul 28th, 2019
Tegan Marriott

Dark,crunchy,black 🍒 and berry flavors, plus your standard tar & tobacco that you expect.

Dark,crunchy,black 🍒 and berry flavors, plus your standard tar & tobacco that you expect.

Mar 9th, 2019