Type: Italian Red Winery: Fattoria del Cerro
Region: All > Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2017

Each : $7.95
Case: $95.40 
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Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2017

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JS: 87
Item Number: 22825
James Suckling 87
“This is a little overdone with some vanilla and prune character. Full body. Simple finish. Drink now.”~JS

“The Chianti DOCG designation applies to all Chianti wines other than those made from grapes grown in the Chianti Classico area. This appellation covers six specific sub-zones, such as Chianti Rufina and Chianti Colli Senesi, by far the largest of the sub-zones. It extends west and south of the classico zone and encompasses vineyards around San Gimignano, Montalcino and Montepulciano among others. The warmer microclimate of the southern part of Colli Senesi, enables producers to make relatively full-bodied Chianti wines. Fattoria del Cerro has 50 acres of these vineyards in the Chianti Colli Senesi appellation. Comprehensive in their diversity, the different expositions of the vineyards allow for a rigorous selection of the best grapes to make quality wines. Vivid Ruby red color, slight purplish hues. The bouquet on the nose is fruity with hints of wild black cherry, cherry and a delicate balsamic and herbal finish. On the palate it is soft and full bodied with excellent persistence. Best served with first course dishes, meat and mushroom sauces, veal stews and roast chicken.”~Winery Notes
Other Vintages: 2017  2014 

Customer Reviews

5/5 stars
Great wine for a great price - Traditional Chianti with plenty of fruit. A solid red for pairing with hearty Italian fare, cheese, and meat.
Posted by  on 1/29/19  [Verified]
5/5 stars
RB's Colli Senesi 2016 review - upon initial tasting in August 2018 I found this wine to be a bit thin but with all the flavor qualities of a good Chianti. Re-tasted a month later and the thinness has disappeared. Sure it still could be a bit richer but at this price it is a fabulous Chianti. Had it with my favorite pasta tomato sauce and it went perfectly. Haven't tried it with Fava beans yet.
Posted by  on 9/14/18  [Verified]
5/5 stars
Great Wine !!!! Great Price
Posted by  on 9/27/17  [Verified]
5/5 stars
Liked it so much that i bought another case the next week!
Posted by  on 4/19/17  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Nice everyday red for the price.
Posted by  on 11/1/18  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Pleasant smooth, a little thin, great price - We like this wine- it’s pleasant and a great value.
Posted by  on 10/12/18  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Great price and good! - I would say this is a gentle chianti, probably because it is young. I bought a case so I can enjoy it now and I predict it will get better as it ages. It's worth the gamble at this price.
Posted by  on 10/31/17  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Decent red table wine
Posted by  on 5/8/17  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Enjoyably pleasant wine
Posted by  on 4/27/17  [Verified]
3/5 stars
Great price, but not distinctive
Posted by  on 4/20/17  [Verified]
1/5 stars
Off Tasting Chianti - I usually enjoy Chianti, but there's something off with this one. Opened one bottle and it was definitely off (green and rough). Poured it down the drain, thinking it was a bad bottle. Second bottle was a tiny bit better, but still very off. Not drinkable. I really wanted to like it (after all, a reasonably priced Chianti), but no joy here.
Posted by  on 11/10/18  [Verified]
1/5 stars
had a strange taste
Posted by  on 4/19/17  [Verified]

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Information about Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2017

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Italian Red

Winery: Fattoria del Cerro

Region: Italy >  Tuscany

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