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Date Printed: 7/28/2014
Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico (375ML half-bottle) 2010
Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico (375ML half-bottle) 2010
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PRICE ON 7/28/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The color is bright ruby. The nose unveils layers of iris, violet, tobacco, black pepper and marasca cherry. The taste is well balanced, tightly knit with supple tannins, mineral notes, a mouth cleansing fresh acidity. A warm and persistent wine.
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About Badia a Coltibuono:

Badia a Coltibuono, or "The Abbey of good harvest," lies in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, between Florence and Siena. The Abbey is approximately two thousand years old, but history records date the property back to the Etruscan civilizations of the 3rd century BC. Today, the estate is composed of vineyards, chestnut, walnut and olive trees, all of them lying on one of the best sites in the Chianti area, where the soil is very rich and the climate is mild and sunny all year round. Badia a Coltibuono is very proud to produce some of Tuscany's finest and most noble wines.