In the glass, the 2004 Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG is a deep ruby red color. The
nose is filled with highly complex and intense aromas of wilted violet, red fruits and
spicy aromas of black pepper and sweet licorice.
The palate is mouth-filling and
warm, with the red fruit flavors balanced by round tannins, a fresh acidity and a long
"This is a classic Tuscan vintage - warm days and cool nights were the
right conditions for an even ripening of the fruit, resulting in this well
- Giancarlo Roman, Winemaker