Appellation: Chianti Classico
Connie Wilson, bookkeeper says: One can never have too many magnums in their cellar, however small or modest. The 2009 Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserve 1.5 liter is a bargain at $49.00, with a James Suckling score of 94 points. I just had this wine for my birthday and it was delicious, especially with the Italian cheeses and salume that BPWine prepared for my celebration. Chianti and chocolate cake – buonissimo!
Check out the website of Fattoria Viticcio in the hills above Greve in Chianti in Tuscany (http://www.fattoriaviticcio.com/ ). The Landini family is deeply attached to Tuscan wine-making tradition, Chianti soil and its products, and they also offer farm accommodation (agriturismo) on their beautiful estate. What better way to experience Chianti than staying on a working farm and enjoying its bounties!
Rated 94 points by James Suckling: `Blueberry and fresh mushrooms with hints of flowers on the nose. Full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a beautiful finish. This is a joy to taste. Drink now.`
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Pre-arrival: Estimated arrival Fall 2017
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