2006 Castellare I Sodi di San Niccolo Vino da Tavola

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 96
  • WS 94
  • IWC 94

Reviews for 2006 Castellare I Sodi di San Niccolo Vino da Tavola

WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2012
The 2006 I Sodi di San Niccolo is shaping up to be both one of the wines of the vintage and one of the great all-time versions of this Tuscan thoroughbred. Rich explosive and totally compelling the 2006 boasts superb... The 2006 I Sodi di San Niccolo is shaping up to be both one of the wines of the vintage and one of the great all-time versions of this Tuscan thoroughbred. Rich explosive and totally compelling the 2006 boasts superb intensity and dazzling overall balance. The 2006 is every bit as promising as it was when it was first released about two years ago. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2031. 96+ points. ...one of the jewels of Chianti Classico. Castellare isn't as well known as the trendiest estates in Tuscany but the wines rarely fail to impress. The last few years have seen a marked increase in quality throughout the range especially among the entry-level bottlings. Quality has never been an issue with the flagship I Sodi di San Niccolo one of the true icons of Chianti Classico that remains under the radar. Fortunately for consumers prices have yet to catch up with quality. Sodi is 85% Sangioveto and 15% Malvasia Nera from a vineyard in the heart of the estate where the bunches are typically loose and naturally low in vigor. Today Sodi is fermented in stainless steel then racked into concrete for the malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged 24 months in French oak barrels roughly 50% new...
WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2010
Full and silky red with plenty of ripe tannins and loads of fruit yet also subtle and layered. This very pretty red should improve with lots of bottle age. Sangiovese and Malvasia Nera. Best after 2012. 2500 cases made. -JS
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2010
Good full ruby-red. Rich deep aromas of ripe red cherry sweet almond and tobacco with subtle floral and mineral nuances building with aeration. Then fruity tactile and very intense with a floral element lifting the... Good full ruby-red. Rich deep aromas of ripe red cherry sweet almond and tobacco with subtle floral and mineral nuances building with aeration. Then fruity tactile and very intense with a floral element lifting the superripe red cherry tobacco and delicate underbrush flavors. Finishes magically mouthcoating and smooth with terrific juicy persistence. Even though I know every vintage of this wine well I was amazed at how good this young wine was; in fact this vintage may well be one of the three best ever. -Ian D'Agata