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Antinori 'Peppoli', DOCG Chianti Classico, Tuscany Italy
90 Points

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Vintage: 2009
Price:
AB: $19.0 + price will vary
BC: $28.99
MB : $21.83
Quebec: $24.2

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -606541
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WineScores' Review


Classic spicy red cherry aromas wrapped in leather, roasted coffee beans, red plum, sunbaked earth, wild herbs and toasted oak. The palate is fresh with appealing rustic charm. Nice balance here, plenty of juicy red fruit with fine toasted spiec andetobacco trailing on the finish.
Pairs with slow cooked meats or hearty tomato sauces.

Second review:
Great typicity here with smoked red cherries, saddle leather, strawberry, grilled herbs and cedar with layers of fine spice. The palate is fresh and juicy, it is medium-bodied with red berry fruit, leather, herbs, tobacco and spice to echo the nose. Fine chalky tannins and well balanced acidity in a rustic package.
A perfect foil for Italian dishes and any tomato based pastas or pizza.

 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces, GONE CRACKERS


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2013-09-11 16:54:27.0

 

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