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Carpineto Brunello Di Montalcino 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - Scorched earth, cured meat, toasted nut and grilled herb aromas lead the nose on this full-bodied red. The warm, ripe palate doles out...
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - Princess Coralia Pignatelli della Leonessa's wine hits all the right notes: perfectly ripe red cherry flavors that mingle with earthly...
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva 1971 750ml

Rated 93 - The 1971 Chianti Classico Riserva is very pretty. Sweet dried cherries, earthiness, flowers, mint and tobacco are some of the nuances...
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva 1995 750ml

Rated 95 - The 1995 Chianti Classico Riserva is another marvelously complete wine. Waves of fruit saturate the palate in this intense, full-bodied...
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - Rich, enveloping and beautifully layered, the 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva is a rare Riserva that will drink nicely with minimal...

Sangiovese

Sangiovese is the primary grape used in Northern Italy in the region of Tuscany to make Chianti and also for Brunello di Montalcino. Sangiovese produces wines that are spicy, with good acid levels, smooth texture and medium body. In the right climates and with controlled yields, Sangiovese can be made into very structured and full bodied wines. It is usually blended with other grapes for best results and in northern Italy is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon in the 'Super Tuscan' blends.

Because of its ability to create smoother wines with acid levels that pair well with many foods, a great deal of experimentation is taking place with it as a blending agent with several red varieties.