Borgo Scopeto Chianti Classico 2012

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Borgo Scopeto is a well-established estate in the Classico zone of Chianti which is owned by the quality-driven Elizabetta Gnudi. The first reference to Chianti Classico appeared in a document as early as 1398 yet Borgo Scopeto is a great example of the new breed of modern yet classic Chianti estates. As an interesting side note, the beautiful ancient Scopeto estate was featured in the movie, 'Letters to Juliet,' starring Vanessa Redgrave, Amanda Seyfried, and Gael Garcia Bernal; the landscape was pure Tuscany with its cypress trees and rolling vineyards.
Category Red Wine
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Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Chianti Classico
Brand Borgo Scopeto
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Bottle ShopLook for aromas of red cherries, violets, vanilla and cocoa with more of the same in the mouth. This is a fine and balanced Chianti Classico for serving with trattoria fare such as panini, pizza and pasta. Polished and pure, with medium-full body. 90% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino and 5% Merlot.

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James Suckling"A delicate, fruity Chianti Classico with dark-berry and light-chocolate character. Medium body, powdery tannins and a fresh finish. Traditional and delicious Chianti Classico."

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Wine SpectatorAromas of graphite and herb lead to sour cherry, tobacco and earth notes in this sinewy red. Drink now. 9,400 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, 2015

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