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Carobbio Chianti Classico Riserva 2015


This wine offers a ruby-red color, and aromas of mature red fruits, spices and chocolate. On the palate, it is dry, well- structured, and well-balanced, with rich tannins.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The soil is Limestone, Galestro and Clay. The Southwest-facing grapes were hand- harvested during the second and third weeks of October. There are 10 days of fermentation at controlled temperatures. Maceration is over 15 days. The wine is then aged for 18 months in French Oak barrels, and is refined in the bottle for an additional 6 months. The aging potential is approximately 15 years.

Serving Hints
Suggested serving temperature of 64.4 (16-18 C). Pairs well with grilled meats, game, and aged cheeses.

Producer: Tenuta Carobbio
Region: Chianti Classico
Country: Italy
Wine Composition: 100% Sangiovese
Alcohol: 14%
Total Acidity: 5.66 G/L
Residual Sugar: 0.5 G/L
pH: 3.34

Press Highlights

2015: 92 Pts - Wine Advocate, April 2021
2013: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Jun 2018
2013: 91 Pts - Wine Advocate, Dec 2016
2011: 90 Pts - Wine & Spirits, Apr 2015
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