Villa Calcinaia

Chianti Classico Sangiovese

8.731 ratings
8.79 pro ratings
Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese
Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Beef, Venison, White Rice, Potato, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Duck, Tomato-Based, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Turkey, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Tierney H

Very big, feels like high alcohol at first but mellows after being open a while. Paired well with bolognese

Very big, feels like high alcohol at first but mellows after being open a while. Paired well with bolognese

1 person found it helpfulJan 24th, 2018
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.0

Older vines and there is canaiolo 10% Slovenian oak

Older vines and there is canaiolo 10% Slovenian oak

Jan 29th, 2015
Franck Gestin

Cherry, buttery. Turns very elegant and balanced after opening up

Cherry, buttery. Turns very elegant and balanced after opening up

Aug 13th, 2014
Denis Roudenko

Карамель, сливочность, черный чай. Пустовато, суховато, жестковатые танины. 14.5/20 (80/100)

Карамель, сливочность, черный чай. Пустовато, суховато, жестковатые танины. 14.5/20 (80/100)

Feb 19th, 2014
Max Gottesfeld

2009

Apr 8th, 2013
Max Gottesfeld

2007. Easter.

2007. Easter.

Mar 31st, 2013
Craig McCaw

The winemaker was in town at Binny's in Chicago and signed this bottle. I saved it for 10 years and finally opened it on my 33rd birthday! It was well worth the wait!! My favorite Chianti

The winemaker was in town at Binny's in Chicago and signed this bottle. I saved it for 10 years and finally opened it on my 33rd birthday! It was well worth the wait!! My favorite Chianti

Feb 15th, 2016
Hank Kerschen

Very tasty with my NY strip.

Very tasty with my NY strip.

May 12th, 2015
Alan Childs

2oo7 good body , currant flavor with a hint of pepper silky finish

2oo7 good body , currant flavor with a hint of pepper silky finish

Feb 13th, 2015
Thaddeus Buggs

Great acidity and citrus fruit

Great acidity and citrus fruit

Jan 29th, 2015