Begin Your Search
Other Wines from this Producer and Vintage
WineAccess Travel Log
Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.
More About This Wine
About Castellare di Castellina
The product of five farms joined together, Castellare di Castellina lies near the village of Castellare in the heart of Chianti Classico. Formed in 1968, Castellare covers 80 hectares, 33 of which are planted to a mix of Italian and Bordeaux varieties, namely Sangiovese, Canaiolo, and Cabernet.
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar will make you a smarter wine consumer, no matter what your budget or level of expertise.Get unlimited access to the IWC for one month – FREE!
92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2010
(mostly sangiovese; aged in barriques; 31 g/l dry extract) Medium red with a pale rim. Highly aromatic nose offers ripe red cherry complicated by marjoram, dried flowers and bay leaf. Crisp and floral in the mouth, with energetic red berry, coffee and mint flavors further lifted by a refreshing minerality. The bright, very long finish leaves behind spice and floral notes.