Saturday, April 13, 2013

Castello Di Bossi C. Berardenga Chianti Classico 2009, Docg Tuscany, Italy

This wine is 100% Sangiovese and opened up with aromas of red berries, plum, cedar, spices and light herbal note. On the mouthfeel, medium-bodied (with alcohol coming in at 14%) with a moderate structure, bright flavours, vibrant acidity and fine dusty tannins. This Chianti finish is medium length with good energy with a nice blend of sweet and sour fruit and spicy. Great wine at the table, excellent fruit-acid balance with carefully restrained oak maturation. My expectations were more than met here, delicious, score 89 points.

Purchased September 1, 2012 LCBO Vintages New Release (994608) at $22.95

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