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This opens with earthy aromas of scorched earth, tobacco leaf and black plum. The dense palate puts espresso, vanilla, clove and a hint of black cherry alongside taut tannins.
An atypical year in the Chianti Classico region, showcasing an explosion of fruit not normally found in Chianti Classico wines. e nose exudes candied black cherries, licorice, tobacco and spices with subtle notes of fresh cut roses. Rich and big with supple tannins ll the senses carrying avors of ripe plums, blueberries and hints of chocolate. All this power is framed by a bright acidity and a cypress/cedar nish. is is a unique Riserva that comes along once every 20 years....enjoy. Pairings: Wild boar pappardelle, Manchego cheese, roasted chicken and tortellini with Bolognese. Serve: Decant one hour before enjoying with family, friends and food.