93 points

Il Molino di Grace 2010 Il Margone Gran Selezione Red (Chianti Classico)

Earthy aromas of leather, tilled soil, blue flower, mature black fruit and a balsamic note waft from the glass. The firm palate delivers spiced plum, ripe black cherry, menthol, vanilla, mocha and well-integrated oak alongside youthfully assertive tannins. Drink 2015–2025.

 — K.O.   Published 7/1/2015
92 points

Il Molino di Grace 2011 Il Margone Gran Selezione Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

Aromas of underbrush, ripe dark-skinned fruit, clove, espresso and a balsamic note lead the nose of this structured Sangiovese. The generous palate delivers juicy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and tobacco alongside velvety tannins. Drink 2016–2021.

 — K.O.   Published 9/1/2015
91 points

Il Molino di Grace 2005 Riserva Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

This is a dark and well-concentrated Chianti Classico Riserva with aromas of prune, plum, smoke and barbecue spice. The wine is firm but smooth in the mouth and boasts a long-lasting and delicious finish.

 — M.L.   Published 11/1/2009
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89 points

Il Molino di Grace 2012 Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

This pure expression of Sangiovese offers alluring aromas of ripe plum, blue flowers and baking spice. The straightforward palate delivers black cherry, licorice, toast, espresso and ground pepper alongside polished tannins.

 — K.O.   Published 9/1/2015
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89 points

Il Molino di Grace 2010 Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

A bright, lively wine made from Sangiovese, it has classic varietal aromas of blue flower, red berries, spice and just a whiff of leather. The palate delivers ripe red cherry accented with hints of white pepper, clove and cinnamon alongside firm but fine tannins and fresh acidity.

 — K.O.   Published 4/1/2014
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89 points

Il Molino di Grace 2004 Gratius Sangiovese (Toscana)

Gratius is a heavily oak-driven Sangiovese with aromas of mesquite, cedar, spice and church incense. There’s little fruit here and what you do get is reminiscent of prunes and dried figs. In the mouth, this wine offers luscious sweetness and soft, dense texture. Drink now.

 — M.L.   Published 11/1/2009
88 points

Il Molino di Grace 2009 Riserva Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

This 100% Sangiovese opens with aromas of scorched earth, stewed prune and clove. The forward palate offers ripe black cherry, ground black pepper, anise and tobacco alongside assertive but fine-grained tannins. Reflecting the heat of the vintage, this is evolving quickly so drink sooner rather than later.

 — K.O.   Published 9/1/2015
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88 points

Il Molino di Grace 2006 Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

Sangiovese from Chianti Classico is characterized by bright berry aromas and crisp acidity. This expression is no exception, although in this particular case the wine also offers playful layers of almond and spice to add texture at the back.

 — M.L.   Published 4/1/2011
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