Castello di Monsanto

Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend

8.9186 ratings
9.026 pro ratings
Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese Blend
Goose, Game, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Mushrooms, Onion, Veal, Hard Cheese, Pork, Tomato-Based, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Turkey, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Jordan Salcito

Sommelier/Wine Director Momofuku, Vintner Bellus Wines

9.0

The perfect wine to drink here.

The perfect wine to drink here.

4 people found it helpfulAug 3rd, 2014
Mark Pagliaro

Winemaker Stone & Key Cellars

8.5

Traditional Chianti Classico recommended by my son Derek. 90% Sangiovese 7% Canalolo 3% Colorino. Very good from 2010 vintage grown in Mansanto.

Traditional Chianti Classico recommended by my son Derek. 90% Sangiovese 7% Canalolo 3% Colorino. Very good from 2010 vintage grown in Mansanto.

3 people found it helpfulSep 1st, 2014
Michael Solway

Old school. Violets, tar and dried plum. Rather weighty, but more than enough lift and cut. A really good drink.

Old school. Violets, tar and dried plum. Rather weighty, but more than enough lift and cut. A really good drink.

2 people found it helpfulMar 14th, 2017
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.0

Love the crushed rock minerality. Good value.

Love the crushed rock minerality. Good value.

2 people found it helpfulMay 26th, 2015
Chris MacLean

Some reduction but drinking well. The fruit is riper than in other bottles of this I've tried.

Some reduction but drinking well. The fruit is riper than in other bottles of this I've tried.

Jun 26th, 2017
Sean Genn

I challenge you to find a better wine for $14

I challenge you to find a better wine for $14

May 1st, 2017
Dan Thomas

Great acid fruit and structure. Very underrated wines

Great acid fruit and structure. Very underrated wines

Feb 12th, 2017
Gregory Fulchiero

For a young CCR, this is doing really well. Red fruit comes forward with a backbone of dried leather, flowers and earth. All around food pairing wine indeed.

For a young CCR, this is doing really well. Red fruit comes forward with a backbone of dried leather, flowers and earth. All around food pairing wine indeed.

Aug 1st, 2016
Chris MacLean

Drinking beautifully right now. Balanced and very (red sauce) food-friendly.

Drinking beautifully right now. Balanced and very (red sauce) food-friendly.

Sep 16th, 2015
Cristóbal Arellano Borges

Begs for rich food. A little rounder that I remember from previous vintages. Still a really good food wine

Begs for rich food. A little rounder that I remember from previous vintages. Still a really good food wine

Apr 30th, 2015