Chiantis That Age
Issue: September 30, 1997
September 30, 1997 Chiantis That Age Top riservas perform beautifully in a retrospective tasting By James Suckling Chianti is getting a bad rap for its reputation as a simple, early-drinking red wine. Granted, most of these Sangiovese-based reds produced in Tuscany should be drunk as soon as possible after they are put in the bottle, but a growing number of Chiantis are well-worth putting away in your cellar like any other great red wine.
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