Deep ruby in color, the 2008 Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG displays floral notes of
sweet violets combined with hints of cherry jam. The palate is full-bodied and complex
with rich flavors of blackcurrent and plums that merge harmoniously with notes of
fragrant woods and licorice that extend through the long finish.
Blend: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
This beautiful wine is polished and bright, with fresh berry notes backed by white almond, leather, moist tobacco and crème de cassis. It's medium bodied, which makes this ruby red wine particularly well-suited to pair with your favorite meat dishes.
The Castello di Gabbiano predates the Tower of Pisa. Construction began atop a hill in Northern Tuscany in 1124. The original 12th century tower of the Castello was intended to overlook and protect the road, which came from Siena and continued on to Florence. It has been the home and refuge of distinguished Florentine families and continues to be a popular Tuscan destination. Throughout the centuries, the Castello underwent several structural renovations,... View More