• The Wine Gang

    The Wine Gang

    Poggerino Chianti Classico Riserva Bugialla 2007

    Chianti Classico (Tuscany), Italy

    Dry Red (Cork), 15.5% abv

    A beguiling perfumed and herbal nose that's juicy, moreish and inviting. A lovely elegant balance of acidity and tannin with that herbal cherry note singing through to the long finish. A surprising alcohol level – impossible to detect, such is the balance here. Find on

    Score:   92/100 − £23.95 at Lea & Sandeman.

  • The Wine Guide

    The Wine Guide

    There are times in your life as a wine professional that you are truly thankful for being introduced to a region for the first time by precisely the right person. This was the case for me when I visited Piero Lanza at Poggerino in more

  • Falstaff Gennaio 2011

    Falstaff Gennaio 2011

    93pts Chianti Classico Riserva "Bugialla" 2007

    Leuchtendes, sattes Rubin. Sehr intensive
    und einladende Nase, satt nach reifen
    Himbeeren und Kirschen, klar. Zeigt sich am
    Gaumen sehr geschmeidig, entfaltet sich mit
    dichtmaschigem, feinem Tannin, schöner

  • Wine Spectator Oct.2010

    Wine Spectator Oct.2010

    92pts "Primamateria" Toscana IGT Rosso 2006

    The notes of blueberry and hints of cream are so enticing in this full and silk wine, which has bright acidity and a clean finish. Best after 2011.


    90pts Chianti Classico 2008

    A balanced and pretty wine, with blackberry and cherry aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied with fine tannins and fruity finish. Drink now.


    90pts Chianti Classico Riserva "Bugialla" 2007

    There's lovely balance in this Chianti Classico, with pretty Sangiovese carachter that shows cherry aromas and flavors, with a full and polished texture. Drink now.

  • Decanter  Maggio 2010

    Decanter Maggio 2010

    Three  Stars Decanter Award "Recommended" - Chianti Clasico Riserva "Bugialla" 2006

  • Decanter Dicembre 2009

    Decanter Dicembre 2009

    Five Star Decanter Award (18.5/20) - Chianti Classico 2007

    Lovely young Sangiovese fragrance, a little unfocused but lots going on. Toothsome mid-weight palate with a fine tannic weave, firm underlying acidity, authentic grip and punnets of wild berries on the finish.

  • Wine Spectator 15.10.2009

    Wine Spectator 15.10.2009

    92 pts. Chianti Classico Riserva ‘Bugialla’ 2006

    Perfumed and floral, with subtle strawberry and light sugary spices. Full-bodied, with silky tannins, a pretty texture and beautiful fruit. Balanced and refined. Best from 2010 through 2013.
    1,080 cases made.