Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Montesodi Chianti Rúfina Riserva 2005, Docg, Castello Di Nipozzano

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

$59.95 (365536)

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May 02, 2009

Critic Reviews (7)

Megan Victor
Megan Victor

Extremely deep intense purple colour. Very cedary, ripe plum nose. Solid, well structured, mouthfilling, full bodied,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a tremendous wine, with power and finesse, a 100% sangiovese grown at the Nippozano Estate. Shockingly deep...

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Winecurrent
Winecurrent

Intense aromas waft from the glass—blueberry, cassis and kirsch. Black pepper, mineral and alcoholic warmth...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The 2005 Montesodi is still dominated by woody flavours, but shows some underlying class and polished sweet red fruit...

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Vintages
Vintages

Lots of rich, ripe currant and berry on the nose, against a background of light toasty oak. Full- to medium-bodied,...

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John Stewart
John Stewart

The 2005 Montesodi is still dominated by woody flavours, but shows some underlying class and polished sweet red fruit...

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Ted Able
Ted Able

fresh acidity, firmly structured tannins, good length; complex, layered, opulent (92)

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