Fiasco in Chianti Classico?
8 Jan 2013 by Walter Speller
Walter is currently in Tuscany tasting 2008 Brunellos like crazy for our delectation. His notes and recommendations will follow later this month - JR Could the return of the fiasco signal the end of Chianti Classico? Look who's back after years of absence: the much scorned fiasco ! In the past, this wicker-basketed bottle could be found in cheap pizzerias and eateries around the world, even if only as a candleholder. It has always been a thorn in the flesh of the Consorzio del Chianti Classico, the association that represents the producers of the Classico heartland of the enormous Chianti zone. Once upon a...

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