Chianti Classico - some great current buys
Chianti Classico can be a really excellent wine nowadays (see my overview in free for all) and my only worry about the notes on the following 55 current examples is that I have been too mean when scoring the best ones. As so often for Italian red wine, styles are all over the place: from souped up, ‘international’ and obviously oaked to delicate and precise expressions of terroir. I have tried to indicate style as well as quality in my notes. Most of these wines were tasted recently in London under the auspices of the Consorzio del Vino Chianti Classico, which also supplied a treasure trove of background detail on...
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