Top scores in the Wine Enthusiast magazine, buying guide september 2015

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Madonnino della Pieve 2010: 91 points!!!

Ripe berry, blue flower, Mediterranean herb and a balsamic note led the nose. The savory palate offers juicy wild cherry, black raspberry, white pepper and anise alongside a backbone of fine-grained tannins and bright acidity.

Chianti Classico Capotondo 2012: 90 points!!!

Aromas of wild cherry, raspberry, rose, grilled herb and a balsamic note follow through to the firm palate along with fresh mint and orange zest. Fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity support the juicy flavors.

Chianti Classico Riserva Lodolaio 2010: 88 points

Aromas of baked plum, coconut and roasted coffee bean lead the nose. The Palate offers dried black cherry, vanilla, toast and a confectionary note alongside assertive but ripe tannins.

(by Kerin O’Keefe)