Chianti Classico 2016 and 2015 Riservas

New Chianti Classico campaign

See Chianti Classico subzones vindicated, also published today. 

I am delighted to report that more and more wines from Chianti Classico show an elegance, energy and complexity that puts them firmly in the fine-wine category. And the Sangiovese grape is at last gaining the respect it deserves, with more Chianti Classicos than ever made exclusively from this variety. 

Chianti Classico’s most important export market by far remains the US, which absorbs one in every three bottles, or 33% of the total production of 37 million bottles. Interestingly, the Consorzio of Chianti Classico reports strong domestic growth: Italy is the...