Vicchiomaggio Agostino Petri Chianti Classico Riserva 2008, Docg

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

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Critic Reviews (6)

Margaret Swaine
Margaret Swaine

Vicchiomaggio owner and winemaker John Matta can be depended upon to make well-priced, polished Tuscan reds. Full...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A rich, deep Chianti Classico that is still quite youthful. Tannins are smooth and acidity is firm but there is...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

In a tighter vintage is not as round, ripe and forgiving so priced to sell but it’s that grit that gives this CCR...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Dark ruby in colour, the 2008 Agostino Petri Chianti Classico Riserva displays lovely ‘dusty’ notes of cherries,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

For all the classicism of the label this is a disappointing, over-oaked pandering to over-oaked, terroir-numbing,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Simple, sweet, oaky-fruity concoction with little regional or varietal character to report. Could be from just about...

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Community Reviews (3)

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Adam
Adam

Solid Chianti. Deep cassis, plum, chocolate and herbal aromas also come through nicely on the palate. It's lithe but balanced - drinking nicely now but has the tannic structure to grow up some with a few years in the cellar. I enjoyed it with braised beef.

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Carol Ann Jessiman
Carol Ann Jessiman

This wine was a value standout for me at the Chianti Classico tasting last week. I'm putting it on my shopping list for the 26th release.

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