Friday, 9 June 2017

Me & My Magnum - 1990 Chianti Classico Riserva, Castello Della Paneretta

"A magnum is the perfect size for 2 gentlemen to share over lunch...especially if one of them isn´t drinking"
This quote is said to have originated from Winston Churchill.

All alone at home - why not turn on the grill, throw some meat on it and open a magnum, while, interestingly enough, Magnum plays in the background...

1990 Chianti Classico Riserva, Castello della Paneretta
A round, mature, fine nose with notes of dried red beets, red cherries, dried flowers, salt licorice and a hint of red wine vinegar. Very good and very much alive.
The taste is mature, dry and linear with notes of cranberries, tobacco, earth and some balsamic notes. A medium long, fine finish which ends dry. Highly drinkable.
87p   (tasted 2017/06)

Earlier Me & My Magnum:
1985 Château de La Rivére
1993 Campaccio, Terrabianca

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