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Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rùfina Riserva

Castello Nipozzano
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionChianti Rùfina
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Italy
SubregionChianti Rùfina
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GrapesColorinoSangioveseCanaiolo
Wine Description:
This full-bodied Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rùfina Riserva displays a deep ruby red color with garnet reflections. The nose offers intense aromas of ripe blackberry, cherry, tobacco, leather and a hint of spice. On the palate, it is a well-balanced wine with velvety tannins and a long, persistent finish. Enjoy this classic Chianti with roasted or grilled meats, game, and mature cheeses.
Pros:
  • A well-balanced and elegant wine, with aromas of ripe red fruits, spices, and earthy notes
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Cons:
  • The price point is relatively high for a Chianti Riserva
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User Rating:

3.8
Most Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Castello Nipozzano Chianti Rùfina Riserva DOCG 2016 is an elegant and balanced red wine with a bright ruby red color. On the nose, it offers intense aromas of red fruit and spices, along with subtle hints of violets and tobacco. On the palate, it is full-bodied and velvety, with a well-structured tannin and a long finish. The wine has a classic Chianti character, with a good balance between freshness and complexity. It is an excellent choice for pairing with roasted meats or aged cheeses.
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