Sangiovese can be a challenging wine to taste blind, but it is able to be identified with careful attention to its component parts. In theory In theory, sangiovese presents as a pale to medium coloured wine, with moderate to high levels of tannins, high acidity and may or may not be oaked. The alcohol can... Continue Reading →
This is an orthodox expression of Chianti Classico that would be a good choice for a blinding tasting. It has a refined aroma of licorice and earth. The palate has high acidity, medium tannins and medium length. Perhaps lacking some stuffing, but elegant and pleasant. Ready to drink now and over the next 5 years. ... Continue Reading →
This is quite a youthful and restrained Chianti Classico from Castellare di Castellina and the 2017 vintage. It has aromas of redcurrants, red fruits and firm tannins. This wine will suit another 3-5 years in bottle before approaching it or a long decant. Rating: Good. Abv: 13.5%. Website: http://www.castellare.it. Reviewed: January 2020.