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La Castellina Chianti Classico 2007



Recommendation: Recommended as a buy.

Winery/Producer:La Castellina Di Tommaso Bojola; Chianti Si, Italy

Grape Variety: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo

Geographic Origin: Chianti Classico DOCG

Vintage: 2007

Price: $18.00 (with a 25% discount)

Purchased From: Total Wine; Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Pared With: Chicken in marinara sauce over whole wheat linguine; Caesar salad with home made dressing

Tasting:

    He said: Dark brown/red color. light ripe cherry bouquet. Strong dry dark berry taste and a very dry finish. This is VERY easy drinking Chianti. It has a soft taste, complexity and a nice dry finish. It was outstanding with the red sauce. Not cheap, but it’s GREAT quality for the price in a Chianti.

    She said: Light berry bouquet followed by a dry full bodied taste with moderate tannins and high acidity. Long dry, acidic finish. Good wine at $18.00 especially with this kind of dinner. It’s over the top of the bargain budget but very much worth the extra expense.

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