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Castelgufo ‘Riserva’ Chianti 2016

$14.99

The Cerester winery, located just east of Pisa, has focused on growing organic Chianti for three generations. The Castelgufo Chianti Riserva is made from certified organic Sangiovese (80%), Colorino (10%), and Malvasia Nera (10%) vines, set on rocky clay-limestone terroir. ‘Riserva’ in Chianti means the wine needs to be aged for at least 2 years in barrel, and usually is reserved for the best grapes from an estate. Castelgufo ages their riserva for 3 years, further imparting a woody flavor and a savory spice characteristic. Full of dark cherries, cedar, and dried flowers, this is certainly the heavier side of Chianti, but has soft enough tannins to be enjoyed tonight.

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