San Giusto a Rentennano Chianti Classico Riserva Le Baroncole 2012 - SPIRITED Wines
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San Giusto a Rentennano Chianti Classico Riserva Le Baroncole 2012
SKU: 31698

San Giusto a Rentennano Chianti Classico Riserva Le Baroncole 2012

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750ml
$89.99

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Category Wine
Varietals
Region Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand San Giusto a Rentennano
Alcohol/vol 14%
A well balanced and concentrated wine, suitable for ageing, harmonious and fresh in spite of the dry weather conditions. Recommended period of consumption between 2015-2023. Recommended serving temperature 17°C.
Wine Advocate
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The 2012 Chianti Classico Riserva le Baròncole is a structured and powerful wine that reflects some of the austerity that characterizes the difficult 2012 vintage. The wine needs to flesh out further, but it is already showing tight aromas of wild berry and white cherry with spice, leather and cola at the back. Crop yields were reduced in this year. There is a dusty, dry feel to the tannins and the wine offers very long persistency. This bottle should definitely be cellared for a few more years before it is opened.

Monica Larner, October 2015
Wine Spectator
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Firm and dense, with austere cherry and berry flavors. Stays reticent through the finish, remaining balanced on the dry side. Drink now through 2022. 3,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, October 31, 2015