Brilliant showing for this wine. What a great value. Everyone in the room commented on how good this was. Perhaps a bit modern and fruit forward for a "traditional" Chianti, but it is delicious and affordable. Purple in color with ruby swirls. The nose has black cherries, slight chocolate, dust and slight loose tea. On the palate, the chocolate and black cherries dominate at this point. Medium tannins. Enough acidity to counter the fruit. Deep. It unwinds in the glass. Good finish. This is delicious on its own and will work well with burgers or pizza. It should develop for the next decade, so depending on how you like your Chianti, but it would be a shame to not at least try one young.
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