La Porta di Vertine in the U.S.

A blog devoted to La Porta di Vertine in the U.S.

Image via the Chianti Classic Consortium Facebook. The Chianti Classico Consortium held its annual debut tasting, Chianti Classico Collection, on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in Florence at the Stazione Leopolda (an ex-railway station that is now used for events). According to the organizers, nearly 150 wineries presented more than 500 wines. La Porta …

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From the February issue of Wine Spectator: La Porta di Vertine 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva 92 points Enticing aromas of sweet cherry and berry are accented by truffle, spice, licorice and new leather. The sweet fruit on the palate meshes with the structure, allowing this to cruise to a long aftertaste of spice and tobacco. …

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From the August 2013 issue of Wine Advocate: La Porta di Vertine 2010 Chianti Classico 90 points The 2010 Chianti Classico is a deeply rich and sophisticated wine with beautifully plush and rich aromas of sweet cherry, spice, leather and prune. It has the amazing capacity of filling the mouth thanks to the rich layering …

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La Porta di Vertine 2012 Chianti Classico 17.5/20 points (superior) Just mid crimson. Savoury and spicy and subdued. Brooding layer of cherry with quite a complex oak note underneath. Crunchy red fruit. Closes up quickly. Elegant, yet a little wild. —Walter Speller for Jancis Robinson Click here for complete review (subscribers only).