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Badia a Coltibuono 2009 Riserva Red (Chianti Classico)

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Made from organically-grown fruit, this savory blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% other native grapes opens with a fragrance of blue flower, red berry, spice and tilled soil. The juicy palate delivers fleshy wild cherry and ripe raspberry accented with notes of black pepper and clove alongside brooding tannins. Give this a few more years to develop complexity. Drink…  — K.O.  (6/1/2014)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2003 Vin Santo White (Vin Santo del Chianti Classico)

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Here’s an organic Vin Santo from the heart of Chianti Classico that boasts beautiful harmony and creaminess with generous aromas of molasses, chestnut honey, dried apple and maple syrup. It is a modern, rich and opulent dessert or meditation wine with extraordinary intensity and a very high pleasure factor.  — M.L.  (12/15/2008)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2009 Cultus Boni Red (Chianti Classico)

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At the outset, the wine features alluring aromas of blue flower, pressed powder, ripe red berry and exotic spices. The vibrant palate delivers a core of savory black cherry layered with notes of black pepper, cinnamon and espresso. It’s still tightly tannic and needs a few more years to unwind and develop complexity.  — K.O.  (4/1/2014)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2004 Sangioveto Sangiovese (Toscana)

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This is a firm and organic expression of Sangiovese that delivers black fruit, plum, prune, smoke, tobacco and warm earth tones. The wine gives an intense and determined performance in the mouth and ends with lingering flavors of mature fruit and smoke.  — M.L.  (11/1/2009)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2011 Bennone Red (Chianti Classico)

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Blue flower, woodland berries and spice lead the nose on this vibrant blend made from 80% Sangiovese and 20% Canaiolo and Colorino, all organically farmed. The juicy palate delivers wild cherry and raspberry accented with notes of black pepper and cinnamon alongside chewy tannins. Delicious and straightforward.  — K.O.  (4/1/2014)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2007 Riserva Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

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This is a simply wonderful Chianti Classico Riserva that would pair with all sorts of Italian and American foods thanks to the clarity of its berry fruit aromas and its tasty, spicy finish. It’s not too heavy or fat, yet it does last long in the mouth.  — M.L.  (4/1/2011)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2001 White (Vin Santo del Chianti Classico)

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From a blend of Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes, Tuscany’s traditional Vin Santo is the kind of sipping wine that is ideal after dinner during a lively conversation with friends. It won’t fill you up and has enough power and flavor to keep you entertained: Aromas include roasted chestnut, dark caramel, resin, maple syrup and brown sugar.  — M.L.  (3/1/2008)
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Badia a Coltibuono 2003 Cultus Boni Sangiovese (Chianti Classico)

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This is an organically made Chianti Classico from one of Tuscany’s most famous estates that boasts fine qualities and elegant harmony overall. The nose is redolent of cherry, red rose, vanilla and toasted nut and, in the mouth, this has a pretty, fine texture with dusty tannins and tart freshness on the finish.  — M.L.  (11/1/2007)
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