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Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 2012

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SKU 13058

750ml

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In the beautiful olive and cypress-studded countryside between Florence and Siena lay the quaint hilltop villages of the Chianti Classico region. The wine of the same name is produced exclusively in this charming and beautiful area. Color: intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Bouquet: elegant, full, harmonious and persistent with suggestions of vanilla and raspberry. Flavor: long and velvety, full, generous and warm. Gastronomy: perfect with roasts and game.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Chianti Classico
Brand Carpineto
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine AdvocateShowing more depth and concentration, the 2012 Chianti Classico Riserva represents a solid effort by Carpineto to reach for a more elaborate and sophisticated winemaking style. The wine presents thick density and heavy aromas of black fruit and dried cherry. Aged for 12 months in oak barrels of various sizes, the wine shows evident toast and oak spice. There is a spot of bitterness on the close that likely reflects the ripe fruit obtained in the warm 2012 vintage.

Monica Larner, December 30, 2016