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90 • Duca di Pasquale 2007 Chianti DOCG $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet color. Lovely spicy cherry compote, tomato peach chutney and nougat aromas with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tart tomato and apple skin finish with powdery, tannins. (tasted on Mar-17-2011)
86 • Benedetto 2009 Chianti DOCG $10.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of dark cherries, incense, nougat and dried flowers with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a pomegranate, apple cider, mushroom and cedar accented finish. A nice table wine. Drink up. (tasted on Mar-17-2011)
85 • Duca di Pasquale 2005 Riserva, Chianti DOCG $10.99.
Deep ruby black color. Aromas of baked cherries, almond nougat, and delicate spice with a silky, dryish medium body and a dusty cedar and borscht accented finish. (tasted on Mar-17-2011)
84 • Gonfalone 2009 Chianti DOCG $5.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Ruby color. Spicy strawberry cherry custard aromas with a breezy dryish light-to-medium body and a terse pistachio and nutshell finish. (tasted on Mar-17-2011)