8 Delectable Chianti Classicos Up to 92 Points

New reviews of rich and complex Italian reds from Tuscany

8 Delectable Chianti Classicos Up to 92 Points
Chianti's Castello di Volpaia was built within the hillside village of Volpaia in the 1970s. (Andrea Rum)
Apr 15, 2021

The current Chianti Classico releases are delivering exciting potential. Following the rich and muscular 2015s and the refined 2016s isn’t easy. But as this week’s selection shows, 2017 is fielding many outstanding examples. And 2018 has offered fruity and accessible wines that are ready to enjoy on release.

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