Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG - Il Poggio 2009 750ml 6 or 12 bottles
An estate grown composition of 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo and Colorino handpicked from the single ‘Il Poggio’ vineyard. Medium-full body with rich flavors of red berry and black cherry fruit set agianst a backdrop of silky tannins.
AROMA: Rich, intense and complex with aromas of black cherry and spice.
PALATE: Full bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors matched with a backbone of tannin.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Open in advance and allowed to breathe. Decanting is preferable. An exceptional compliment to red meats, roasts and game.
94/100 Wine Enthusiast
93/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit Nov 2012
90/100 James Suckling.com
89/100 Wine Spectator
17.5/20 Jancis Robinson