Gabbiano Riserva Chianti-Classico
Red Wine, 750 mL
|Producer :||Beringer Blass Italia SRL|
|Alcohol :||14 %|
|Designation of origin :||Chianti Classico|
|Grape variety(ies) :||Sangiovese Blend|
|Style :||Medium-bodied & Fruity|
|Container :||Coloured Glass Container|
Subtle aromas and flavors of shaved chocolate, dried berry and spice. Medium body, silky tannins and savory fruit character. Drink now. Score - 91. (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, Aug. 21, 2016)
This dry garnet coloured wine features intense woody, spicy, fruity and vegetal scents and offers a broad texture as well as fleshy tannins.
Floral notes and hints of cherry jam on the nose. Rich flavours of black current and plums on the palate.
Gabbiano Chianti Classico Reserva DOCG displays violet, red fruits and spicy aromas of black pepper and sweet licorice. The palate is mouth-filling and warm, with red fruit flavors balanced by round tannins, a fresh acidity and long finish.
This shows plum and coffee aromas along with toasted notes of well-integrated oak. The palate delivers black cherry flavor along with white pepper and cinnamon spice. Let this age a few more years to develop additional complexity.
*Available only at the BC Liquor Stores Festival Wine Shop (Vancouver International Wine Festival Tasting Room) from February 25, 26, and 27. Festival Wine Shop is open to tasting room patrons. Same day tasting tickets must be presented for entry.