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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.
88 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2012
Moderately saturated dark red. Red cherry, camphor and a leafy note on the nose. Suave in texture but also a bit peppery, showing an herbal quality to the simple red fruit and floral flavors. Seems only moderately ripe but the tannins are smooth.
90 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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