highly recommended+, 2016 La Sala Chianti Classico Riserva – Whoa, this is special. recommended+, 2016 Castello della Paneretta Chianti Classico Riserva – Complex nose of red, spicy fruits, mixed with herbs, and forest floor. The Chianti Classico Riserva di Montemaggio is a red Tuscan wine with an intense ruby colour and a spicy perfume with a hint of wood. Should age for 20 years, no problem, but a lot to enjoy in the short-term, too. This wine feels like it has been made with an eye toward international markets, thanks to those soft lines, oak renderings and its richly concentrated fruit. Good+ for now. That said, this is not something I would seek out, but no doubt there are many that would deeply enjoy this; I wanted more freshness, acidity. 2016 Montefioralle Chianti Classico Riserva – Quite a floral and expressive nose. Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva is a blend of Sangiovese together with other complementary varieties produced as a tribute to Antinori’s historic label that has accompanied the family’s winemaking traditions over the years. Drink 2023-2040+. Chianti Classico must have a minimum alcohol level of at least 12% with a minimum of 7 months aging in oak, while Chianti Classicos labeled riserva must be aged at least 24 months at the winery, with a minimum alcohol level of at least 12.5%. MARCHESE ANTINORI Tenute Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva, Chianti 1990 Back to details This product is available in {{Prod.RawData.Auctions.length}} auctions Our menu is a mix of traditional and modern Italian food and what Italian cooking celebrates. Certainly recommended for those that enjoy this style. The finish is creamy, warm, and melted. There’s a lot to like here, and the quality at this farm has been consistently improving to such a point that I recommend you don’t overlook this (vintage) wine. As one of the first restaurants in South Australia to be awarded the Ospitalità Italiana accreditation, presented by the Italian Government and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Australia, we are committed to delivering an authentic Italian dining experience and recreating a little piece of Italy in Adelaide. 93 Points, Antonio Galloni, VINOUS: “The 2017 Chianti Classico Riserva is a total knock-out. 2016 Villa a Sesta Chianti Classico Riserva – Somewhat high-toned just now, but to in a good way. noteworthy recommendations), The newly released wines of Chianti Classico (2018s), 2017 Chianti Classico, newly released (Feb 2020). Remarkably fresh, with vivid purity, and focus. recommended+. I have another bottle that I will open ~ 1 yr post-release as I think this will have moved in the proper direction. That said, the finish is nearly a minute. 2016 Quercia Al Poggio Chianti Classico Riserva – Attractive red berry, plum, light spice, leather. Some warmth creeps into the middle, muddling the initial attack. Rooted in history – the Romans cultivated grapes in the region over 700 years ago – this classic wine has had a long and aristocratic history throughout the world. A rather comprehensive event. ( Log Out /  Change ), Newly Released AND Very Highly Recommended, Highly recommended (HR) New(-er) & pre-release wines, Travel related (i.e. Drink now thru 2027. recommended, 2016 Castello di Albola Chianti Classico Riserva – Oak, red fruits, and a bit of soil. Very good typicity, really, really good acidity. The palate is medium-bodied, quite fresh, and clean; the finish is impressively long, and shows great purity and focus. Structured, long, lovely. Not the most complex just now, but I think this is holding something back that warrants another inquiry in a few years. CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAN SELEZIONE DOCG RISERVA DUCALE ORO Color Garnet with brick red highlights. 15k bottles produced; 98% Sangiovese, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon. Our chefs are dedicated to the traditions of the Italian kitchen, but, equally they enjoy exploring the modern Italian kitchen. As a quick recap, Chianti Classico is a … More complexity to follow. In order to manage increased customer demand over the holidays, Same-Day Pickup may be temporarily unavailable in select locations. 2016 Terreno Chianti Classico Riserva – Lovely nose, but the palate is all over the place. It is produced from a selection of the best Sangiovese grapes that comes especially from the oldest vineyards. One is labeled Chianti Classico Riserva, which requires aging for two years in barrel, plus an additional three months in bottle, before hitting the store shelves. Its savory notes, elegance, and aptness for food pairing make it an impressive bottle to bring to any dinner party. From humble beginnings in 1985, Chianti is celebrating its 36th year this year. Wines from the middle tier are required to undergo at least 24 months of aging, including at least three months in the bottle, before being released to the public. Medium/med+ body, oaky, but also well-lifted. Drink 2019 thru 2026; may improve slightly from here. The 2017 Chianti Classico Riserva is a powerful, dense wine. This riserva is way young, and this address is well known for top quality, so I say revisit in 4-6 years to get a better/proper feel for this wine. Chianti Classico Riserva; Minimum Alcohol Content: 12,5% vol. Seems a bit simple, and the finish has a bitter note that’s not working in its favor. Long, really nice, with a solid future. Young, with a solid future. We will be closed from December 25th, and. Chianti Classico is the heartland of the Chianti wine region – its traditional and longest-established viticultural area. The palate is a bit generous, but it’s well-lifted, and the finish is med+. Very good likelihood that this will improve in the next 2-4 years, and bracket up score-wise. Producer Castello di Querceto Vintage 2016 Type Still Colour Red Country Italy Region Tuscany Appellation Chianti Ageing Riserva Sweetness Dry Closure Natural Cork Alcohol 13.50% Body Medium Time in … ( Log Out /  For instance, while some were showing the 2018 Chianti Classico wines, others won’t show those until next year, or later. Not something I would seek out, but would drink a glass if offered. highly recommended+, 2016 I Sodi Chianti Classico Riserva – Oak spice, bright red fruits, soil. Riserva wines must be aged for 24 months before commercial release. Bravo! This is a large building, lacking in any form of natural light, but making up for it by keeping the temperature inside relatively conducive to evaluating wine; that it’s in February doesn’t hurt, either. The term classico is used in this way in several Italian wine regions ( Orvieto and Valpolicella, for example), although Chianti is the most famous example. Drink 2021-2037. highly recommended+, 2016 Castello di Monterinaldi Chianti Classico Riserva – Has really developed in these past 6 months. In most vintages, the Riserva is quite forthcoming, but readers should be prepared to cellar the 2017. Love this. Grainy tannins, kind of blocky just now. Showing extremely well already, and packing the goods to ensure a brilliant future, too. Chianti offers a ground floor restaurant, all-weather al fresco dining and two private upstairs dining rooms, ideal for intimate celebrations, cocktail parties, corporate functions and events. Medium-bodied, excellent structure, purity. 2016 Fattoria Poggerino Chianti Classico Riserva Bugialla – Oak, cinnamon, cherries, on the nose. Sumptuous and enveloping, but with plenty of structure to support it all, the 2017 captures all the best elements of the house style. Castello di Monsanto is widely considered one of the top dozen Chianti Classico estates of today, especially if its top wine, the Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio, is mentioned. Our Chianti Classico Riserva gets its name and its unmistakable spirit from its birthplace in the heart of Tuscany. Medium-bodied, juicy/structured palate with a nice final. highly recommended+, 2016 Bibbiano Chianti Classico Riserva – If earthy can be (is?) Chianti Classico Riserva. Drink 2021 (with 2 hours of air) -2045. highly recommended+, 2016 Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna Il Poggiale – Tasted with Alessandro Cellai, I was able to spend a good 30 minutes evaluating it. Approachable style, moderate length. Of course, just to make things difficult, it has various meanings, but Riserva on a Chianti just means that the wine spends a minimum of two years (in … 2016 Tenuta Lilliano Chianti Classico Riserva – Cocoa powder, cherry liqueur, dust. Good+ soil notes, moderate+ length, good future. Drink now thru 2040+. highly recommended, 2016 Fattoria di Montecchio Chianti Classico Riserva – Round, a touch modern in the middle, though I think this oak will integrate. highly recommended+, 2016 Renzo Marinai Chianti Classico Riserva – Exciting, the real deal. Drink 2023-2043. recommended+, 2016 Capannelle Chianti Classico Riserva – Medium-bodied, red-fruited, with plenty of soil notes. The typical Chianti... producer. Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva is ruby red in color. Drink now – 2028. recommended+, 2016 Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico Classico Riserva Sergioveto – Generous yet still balanced. The Chianti Classico Riserve comes from a selection of grapes from vineyards which are more suitable for long maturing. Something high-toned, and smoky in the middle, but it’s quick to fleet about. Long, really nice, with a solid future. Whether you are looking for an intimate booking with a small group, or looking to host a major event; Chianti has beautifully appointed function rooms that will suit your needs. Chianti offers a ground floor restaurant, all-weather al fresco dining and two private upstairs dining rooms, ideal for intimate celebrations, cocktail parties, corporate functions and events. Med/Med+ body, this has the goods to see another decade or two, no problem. Very classy beauty here, don’t miss this one. Really lovely, traditional example that offers a great future. At Chianti, we really know where the food we cook comes from. This is an elegant Sangioveto wine, and one that is easily worth a case, or more, purchase. The best Sangiovese grapes are used to produce Chianti Classico Riserva, a particularly esteemed wine. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. We will be closed from December 25th, and We value our producers because without them our food would be something less. Chianti Classico is the heartland of the Chianti wine region – its traditional and longest-established viticultural area. Drink 2023-2038. recommended+, 2016 Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico Famiglia Zingarelli Riserva – Really pretty, red-fruited nose, filled with Tuscan dust, and soil. highly recommended+, 2016 Val delle Corti Chianti Classico Riserva – Flat out exciting for my palate. Still, it can be recommended, 2016 Casa Emma Chianti Classico Riserva – Oak, red fruits, some soil on the nose: this is rather closed – this sample, anyway. That said, I’d like to revisit this in 3-4 years, to see if there’s been a trade – oak for fruit. By Panel Tasting Chianti Classico Riserva/Gran Selezione 2016 & 2015, 1/16/2020, (See more on Decanter...) (Nittardi, Riserva, Chianti, Classico, Tuscany, Italy, Red) Login and subscribe to see review text. It has a bouquet of rich floral notes, enriched with hints of fruits, pleasantly tannic and well balanced taste with persisting presence. A BIO grown wine; drink 2021 thru 2036. recommended, 2016 Terra di Seta Chianti Classico Riserva, 2016 Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra. 2016 Fattoria Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva – Med/med+ body, deep well of red/dark red fruits. This will improve, and yet I’m already impressed. Finishes really long. The emblem of Chianti Classico is the black rooster, or gallo nero. Poggerino Arrivals - Chianti Classico + 'Bugialla' Riserva Over the decades we’ve been fortunate to work with so many great producers from both Australia and across the world. An excellent effort that will drink well 2021-2039+. 2016 Gagliole Chianti Classico Riserva Gallule – Plump red berries, spice, leather, dust. Wow, does this ever have structure. 2016 Riecine Chianti Classico Riserva – Generous, round, lifted, but I’m not finding much to get excited about – today. Good/Good+. Nice, but lacks proper acidity for my palate. Impressive; likely to improve from here. Really solid effort that will need hours of aeration if opening anytime soon (don’t!). recommended+, 2016 Casaloste Chianti Classico Riserva – Plenty of oak on the nose, but with some brief swirling, some nice red fruits, too. Drink now thru 2033. recommended for the style. The palate is med/med+, it’s rich, and well-lifted in the middle. Unique/good sense of place. OK, but needs to improve from here if it’s going to show better on the whole. Might be an off bottle. Not in my wheelhouse, and not so much of place/grape, but many will really, really like this. Drink 2021-2035+. Average of 91.3 points in 13 community wine reviews on 2016 Il Molino di Grace Chianti Classico Riserva, plus professional notes, label images, wine details, and recommendations on when to drink. Our wine list is sourced from the old and new world and Chianti has an incredible reserve list that features some of the world’s greatest wines. On the nose, intense notes of wild berries, cherries and blackberries merge with delicate aromas of tobacco and sweet hints of milk chocolate: its bouquet is completed by undertones of aromatic herbs and dried flowers. Centrally located on Hutt Street (in the Adelaide CBD) Chianti is at the most a 10 minute taxi ride from any of Adelaide’s international hotels and we provide our patrons an elegant dining experience in the friendly warmth of a classic Italian family trattoria. highly recommended+, 2016 Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva – Darker brick red, clear. 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