Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Castello D'albola Chianti Classic Riserva 2007 review by (PB)
Cherry hue with earthy, rustic, forest floor cherry bouquet classic of the Chianti terroir.
Palate--Tight, cherry and earth on a frame of integrated tannins with lingering rustic fruit flavor.
I reviewed this not long ago and I think it is much better this time. It is a very good example of the Chianti Classico structure and overall presentation. It will continue to develop for about 5 more years I would expect and will probably open up more in the next year.
I paid $13 for this which is a good price. I have one more bottle I will cellar for another year. Raise a glass!
Posted by PB at 7:46 AM