2012 Poderi Castellare, Chianti Classico, Tuscany

Press and Tasting Notes

Castellare Chianit Classico is a traditional Tuscan classic made from 95% Sangioveto and 5% Canaiolo harvested from estate vineyards at 1,200 feet above sea level in the heart of Chianti Classico. This Chianti is brilliant ruby red with an ample bouquet of violets, iris and vanilla followed by deep layers of fruit on the palate. Dry and full bodied ... Read More »

Varietal

SANGIOVESE

Sangiovese may be the most recognizable red grape grown it Italy.  Sangiovese can be found throughout Tuscany and, depending on the subregion, is given a "local" name. For example, Sangiovese grown in Chianti i ... Read More »

Region

TUSCANY

Tuscany is home to some of the most popular Italian red wines.  Located along the Tyrrehenian coast, the Mediterranean influence and hilly terrain allow Tuscany to offer a wide variety of wine styles.  The mo ... Read More »