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Familia Zingarelli 'Rocca della Macie' Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, Italy
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -296129
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WineScores' Review

The Riserva tier is the second highest level of Chianti Classico wines after Gran Selezione. This one, from Zingarelli is Sangiovese with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that was aged in oak cask for 24 months before bottling.
A rusty ruby shade, it delivers notes of dried strawberries, rose petals, vanilla, beets and balsamic, fine spice, cedar and cigar. Earthy and sweet describes the palate, bright red fruits, cedar, spice and cigar flavours mimic the nose. Elegant and classic with chalky lingering tannins.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Cheese - Hard/Aged, Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2022-10-17 13:41:11.0


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