Da Vinci 2007 Chianti Riserva DOCG – Wine of the Week Review

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Da Vinci 2007 Chianti Riserva DOCG
Da Vinci 2007 Chianti Riserva DOCG

Price: $25

Rating: 15/20

Region: Tuscany, Italy

Varietals: 85 percent Sangiovese, 10 percent Merlot & 5 percent other red grapes

Production: 1,500 cases imported

Alcohol: 13.5 percent

Tasting Notes: Located near the Tuscan town of Vinci, Cantine Leonardo da Vinci was established in 1961. It is a cooperative of 200 local winegrowers farming more than 1,200 acres in the Chianti region. A rich, full-bodied wine, the 2007 Chianti Riserva DOCG displays black cherry, blackberry and plum aromas with a touch of vanilla, fruit-forward flavors and soft tannins.

Food Pairings: Lasagna, spaghetti, pizza

For more information, visit www.davinciwine.com

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