Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio 2010
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Wine AdvocateThe 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio is a toned and elegant wine with an enormous sense of inner harmony and grace. The wine is splendent in this classic vintage with clear pulses of forest fruit, spice, toasted almond, balsam herb, cola and dark licorice. Those balsam notes are one of the wine's most elegant features because they are delivered at perfect pitch. Silky tannins and bright acidity keep the wine very much alive in the mouth. Castello di Monsanto offers us a very authentic Chianti Classico.
Wine SpectatorAromas and flavors of eucalyptus, wild sage, juniper, currant and cherry mark this supple red. Complex, with a solid, tannic structure underneath and a fruity, woodsy aftertaste. Drink now through 2024. 2,000 cases made.
Wine EnthusiastAromas of underbrush, tilled soil, toast and espresso lead the nose. The firmly structured palate offers ripe black cherry, blackberry, coffee, anise and grilled herb alongside assertive tannins that need to unwind. Drink 1016-2020.