James Suckling 91
" A wine with attractive berries and chocolate character. Full body, soft tannins and a clean finish. A little reserved now."
Wine & Spirits 90
Best Buy/Year's Best Tuscan Reds/Exceptional
" Floral cherry notes lift the fleshy middle of this wine, lasting on rustic cherry-skin tannins. The hard edges of the finish contrast the softness of the fruit, needing a year in bottle to meld."
" Crisp, ripe, red berry and cherry aromas are shaped by vibrant, fresh acidity. In the mouth, flavors show classicSangiovese notes of earth, mushrooms and leather, with a backbone of firm yet elegant tannins. " ~ Winery Notes
Tenuta di NozzoleView all from Tenuta di Nozzole
On land that has supported winegrapes for seven centuries, Tenuta di Nozzole produces wines that respect both tradition and innovation: Chianti Classicos ranging from traditional to fruit-forward, and an IGT Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Located north of the village of Greve at Passo dei Pecorai, the Nozzole estate is located in an impressively rugged mountainous area of melancholy beauty and covers roughly 1,000 acres, of which approximately a third are planted in vines and olive groves. The Folonari family purchased the estate in 1971 from Letizia Rimediotti-Mattioli and her husband, who had been producing wine f