Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely rich red berries along with some oak. On the medium length finish the wine is nice and smooth with some nice tannins and acidity. A very nice Chianti Classico indeed. Not in the LCBO, $39.95 a bottle.
From the wine makers web site:
Color: Intense Ruby Red
Nose: Leather, Tobacco, Chamomile
Elegant, Smooth and Velvety
Riserva, a protected environment where marvelous things flourish. Like a ruby’s intense red that smoothly gre- ets the palate. Drink today, yesterday’s rich heritage
Varietals 100% Sangiovese Appellation Chianti Classico DOCG Production zone Mercatale V.P. (FI) ? Tuscany
Alchool 13% Stainless Steel Refining: 2 months, Oak refining: 18 months, Refining in Bottle: 3 months, Ageability 15-20 years.