This fine Chianti, made by the Bandinelli brothers, is made in an ancient cellar that hasn’t changed since the Renaissance. This is a wine of rustic country beauty. Broad-shouldered, with hearty tannin and acidity and a dark, earthy quality to its fruit, it is a lumberjack wine that can cut through anything a Tuscan table can throw its way—wild game and aged cheeses are some of our favorites. The Bandinelli bros insist on organic farming, indigenous yeasts, and long aging in large oak tonneaux to achieve authentic Sangioveses, to be enjoyed now and for many years to come.
93 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A firm, elegant and well-defined style, boasting cherry, currant, licorice, leather and spice flavors. Concentrated and long, with a robust, dense finish."
Ruby red with an elegant bouquet. Ripe black cherry with hints of vanilla and raspberry. The finish is long and velvety, full-bodied and generous. 94 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Smells like a little Cabernet Sauvignon enhancing the Sangiovese in this black...
98 POINTS, James Suckling formally of Wine Spectator. "A vivid and bright red with intense blueberries and raspberries. Floral undertones and tons of citrus, too! Full-bodied, dense and layered. Polished tannins and fantastic fruit. The muscularity of the structure is...