Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG – 2010 – 3 Glasses – Gambero Rosso
3 points

“Gambero Rosso recently released the recipients of its coveted 2014 Tre Bicchieri awards for quality Italian wines. Tre Bicchieri (‘Three Glasses’) wines are deemed to be the best in Italy.

“Wines that achieve an average panel score of more than 90 points are awarded Tre Bicchieri status…A Tre Bicchieri award is a really big deal for a winery; it singles out a wine — and by extension the winery that produced it — as being one of Italy’s best. It is a cause for celebration at the winery in that it is a validation of the winemaker’s and the winery’s craftsmanship.

“For 2014, 415 wines received the prestigious Tre Bicchieri award, approximately 1 out of every 60 wines reviewed. Tuscany received 72 Tre Bicchieri awards, the second-largest number of awards, accounting for 17.3 percent of the total, an increase of 4 awards from the previous year. Chianti Classico wines garnered 17 awards, 4 more than in the previous year.

“Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 – Castello di Volpaia”

Audrey Marek, July 18, 2017
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Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG – 2010 – 3 Glasses – Gambero Rosso