Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2015

Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2015

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ws
96
wa
92

Winery Notes:

The Chianti Classico Riserva has a ruby-red hue with a trace of garnet. The nose is elegant, displaying hints of spice and fruit. This a well-structured wine with smooth tannins and a long finish.

Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Chianti Classico
Brand Castello di Volpaia
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • ws96

Wine SpectatorThough saturated with black currant and blackberry fruit and backed by opaque tannins, this red is pure and balanced. Thyme, iron, leather and tar notes give this complexity, while the finish goes into overtime. Best from 2023 through 2040. From Italy.—B.S 2,500 cases imported

Bruce Sanderson, August 2018
  • wa92

Wine AdvocateMade with organically farmed fruit, the 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva (100% Sangiovese) is a very expressive and generous Tuscan red from a beautifully sunny and warm vintage. The wine is succulent, soft and round with lingering flavors of dark berry and summer ripe cherry. The mid-weight mouthfeel is balanced and very lively, thanks to the dazzling fruit that is teeming with spirit and energy. Some 60,000 bottles were produced.

Monica Larner, October 31, 2018