Thursday, February 5, 2009

2nd Flight of 3 Chianti/Sangiovese Blind Tasting

2004 Podere Il Palazzino La Pieve Chianti Classico 14% $20

Manure, rubber bands, blackberries, sour cherries, white pepper, smoke with a big-pucker factor and a medium finish with good balance.

2005 Ruffino Riserva Ducale Tan Label 14% $22

Aromas of cool herbal perfumes with raspberries, cola, black pepper and flavors of ripe cherries and cranberries with a short finish.

Pope Valley Winery Napa Valley 14% $18

Barnyard, candy mint, cherries with bright resinous fruit.

No comments: