"Bi!!" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> While rummaging around in the cellar I found two bottles of 1995
> Monsanto Il Poggio RIserva Chianti and decided to open one with
> dinner. The wine was slightly brickish but I find that a lot of
> Chianti and Sangiovese have a brickish cast to them even when young.
> The nose was a bit tight and restrained with a bit of tobacco and a
> woody cedary note. On the palate the wine was a bit tired. The fruit
> was somewhat flat witha bit of sour cherry and a slight herbal note.
> THe tannins were very drying on the palate almost a dusty feel.
> OVerall not very charming and just drinkable. "C"
I'm trying to understand a little more:
The wine I'm linking to says that it is Cesari and Il Poggio 1995
Your bottles were Monsanto and Il Poggio 1995
If Cesari is a winery
Monsanto is a winery?
What is the Il Poggio referring to?
Thanks so much.