Intense ruby red color with whiffs of cherry and
fresh berries in the nose. The dry wine, with
elegant, balanced tannins and minerals, is
characterized by a good acidity and a long,
Suggested Pairings: First courses such as
pasta. Meat dishes and moderately aged
On the herbaceous side and high-toned, showing floral, berry and mineral flavors. This is distinctive and intense, gaining complexity with aeration. Decant now, or give this some time. Best from 2013 through 2020.
Badia a Coltibuono, or "The Abbey of good harvest," lies in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, between Florence and Siena. The Abbey is approximately two thousand years old, but history records date the property back to the Etruscan civilizations of the 3rd century BC. Today, the estate is composed of vineyards, chestnut, walnut and olive trees, all of them lying on one of the best sites in the Chianti area, where the soil... View More