WS 89 WA 89 Vinous 88 Pts - According to Wine Spectator - This is supple and harmonious, offering cherry, raspberry and licorice notes. The tannins are well-integrated on the long, spicy finish. Drink now through 2018.
According to Wine Advocate - The 2009 Chianti Classico emerges from the glass with layers of dark fruit, herbs, tobacco and sweet spices. It possesses striking mid-palate juiciness all the way through to the layered, focused finish. This is another beautiful wine from La Maialina.
According to Antonio Galloni - Smoke, tobacco, cedar and dried cherries waft from the glass in the 2009 Chianti Classico from La Maialina. The super-classic Sangiovese flavors are given a little extra richness from the warmth of the year. This gorgeous, value-priced Chianti Classico will drink well for at least another handful of years.13.5% ABV.