Dry Red - Sangiovese based blend - $15 - $20 - $30+ - Medium - 13% - 13.99%
Duca di Cardino Chianti Riserva 2015
This lush Chianti Riserva comes from the cellars of the acclaimed Barbanera family and sports huge praise from expert Luca Maroni, plus a big gold medal from a top international show. Aged in barrel for six months, it’s extra smooth and complex.
If you haven’t had the Barbanera’s sumptuous, barrel-aged Super Tuscan yet, now’s the perfect time. A perennial favorite of leading Italian critic Luca Maroni, Vecciano sports 99 points (Mr. Maroni’s highest score) for the third vintage in a row!
Vecciano (magnum) 2008
“A priceless champion … and one of the all-time great Super Tuscan reds.” If you missed out the first time (or loved it so much you need more), hurry to enjoy a Library Release magnum of the Barbanera family’s rich, flagship red.
Saracosa Rosso di Toscana (Magnum) 2018
The Barbanera family’s flagship is “one of the all-time great Super Tuscan reds,” says critic Luca Maroni. Saracosa is made with the same Sangiovese-based blend and boasts a 94-point score. Presented in a 1.5-liter magnum, it’s ready to impress.