2009 Chianti Classico Badia a Coltibuono – das könnte mein Haus-Chianti werden…

Meine erste Erfahrung mit diesem Einstiegs-Chianti des Weinguts Badia a Coltibuono stimmen zufälligerweise mit Piero Sini’s Interview und der gemeinsamen Verkostung mit der Dame des Hauses überein. Eigentlich könnte ich es auch bei diesem Link belassen, denn dem Urteil von Piero kann ich nciht mehr viel hinzu fügen. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Italy,Toskana

Tuscany Blind Tasting

Finally a real blind tasting again. The last times we’ve been quite lax with our club’s rules I have to admit ;), but this evening all bottles were covered and then randomly numbered (and eventually re-mixed another time) so no bias was possible in our judgments. For this sum-up I kept the order of the tasting of course, just in case you wonder why vintages are so mixed up here. The theme was Tuscany, which includes of course the vast Chianti region, but also other famous appellation like Brunello di Montalcino for example. Generally the wines are made with the Sangiovese grape, but are most frequently combined in Cuvées with other varietals. Ok this should be enough theory! We were thirsty!

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