2000 Castello Dei Rampolla Chianti Classico

September 16, 2014

Name:Chianti Classico
Vintage:2000
Type:Red Wine
Varietal:Sangiovese
Producer:Castello Dei Rampolla
Region:Italy / Toscana
Alcohol:13.0%

TASTING NOTES

Very much alive and showing depth after 2 hrs of decanting (closed at first). Strong backbone; leans heavily to the leathery/cherry pit side of Chianti spectrum. Fruit is still there, but plays a second fiddle to the rustic-cum-refined nature of this wine. The age shows with a clear presence of underbrush/mushroom notes, but somehow they manage to remain in the shadows.

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