​Chianti Classico’s quiet revolution

Castagnoli terraces

The first part of Walter’s two-part survey of recent changes in Tuscany’s emblematic wine region. See Chianti Classico's return to its glorious past for part 2. You can taste 47 bottles of delicious evidence in New York next Wednesday; find out more

The first time Piero Lanza used a concrete egg to age his Sangiovese he hated the result. Lanza is a scion of a noble Neapolitan family who once owned the large Castello di Radda estate in Chianti Classico until it was sold to Zonin back in the 1970s. They kept some plots for themselves, one of which...