Label Image
2009 Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico Riserva Berardo
Not Yet Rated Be the first to rate this wine
Expert Ratings
read the reviews

Begin Your Search

WineAccess Travel Log

Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Expert Reviews

87 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - August 2014

(100% sangiovese):  Red-ruby.  Red cherry, menthol, cedar and violet on the nose.  The dark berry and spice flavors come across as a bit raw and tight, but at the same time bright and energetic. Finishes with moderate persistence and firm tannins:  I'd drink this over the next few years before it dries out.  A bigger wine than the entry-level Chianti Classico, but it lacks that wine's balance.

94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
0 Member Ratings

Be the first to rate this wine

Greyed Out Ratings Graph


Place Image
About Italy

Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
Read More »

Varietal Image

The trademark of wines from Tuscany, and especially those from the region of Chianti, was once the fiasco. This straw-colored flask may carry associations of lengthy rustic meals out on the portico of a villa in the Tuscan countryside, but this romantic reverie must be interrupted with a burst of reality...
Read More »