Vicchiomaggio Vigna La Prima 2009, top points from World Champion Sommeliers

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Vigna La Prima 2009, was given top points from two World Champion Sommeliers.  

“Tasted” The journal of Markus del Monego and Andreas Larsson.

Markus del Monego (MdM): From Baden, Germany.  Master of Wine and  Best Sommelier in the World 1998.  

Andreas Larsson (AL): From Sweden. Best Sommelier of Sweden 2003, best sommelier of Europe 2004, best Sommelier in the World 2007.

Castello Vicchiomaggio Vigna La Prima Riserva Chianti Classico 2009
MdM: Dark, purple red with violet hue and an almost black center. Well structured nose with ripe berries, discreet spiciness and elegant minerality. On the palate juicy character with fine silky tannins and excellent structure. Very good length. 93 points

AL: Quite dark ruby with a purple core. The nose shows darker fruit, some new oak, plum, blackcurrant, mint and dark cherry; the palate is rich and chewy with good density, balanced acidity, dark chocolate, dark berries, well integrated oak and a long warm finish; attractively done. 91 points.