Chianti Classico, Chianti

Agricola Querciabella

Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2016

First impressions - a bit oaky. It’s a pity when some Tuscan producers prefer to use French Barriques instead of traditional large Slovenian Bottis, as is tradition and let the grapes do the talking. Mid Ruby in colour - dried earthy cherries. You can taste the extra sunshine in this vintage. Medium plus tannins to finish off. A killer of a food wine - went well with pasta. A little astringent after a few hours. — 17 hours ago

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Bob McDonald

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Interesting isn’t it. Chefs at work.

Castellare di Castellina

Chianti Classico Sangiovese 2021

Wow what a find! Amazing wine 🍷 never disappoints. Absolutely fantastic Chianti worth of praise. Well done! — 8 days ago

Marchesi Antinori

Pèppoli Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2013


Doing really well at 10 years. Fruit still present, but subtle. Secondary tar notes are well integrated now. Balance is spot on. — 19 days ago

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Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga

Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2016

A beautiful expression of Sangiovese. Cherry, earth, classic CC bite on the finish. Excellent producer, excellent year. Glad I have more. — 6 days ago

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Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga

Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese 2019

I was expecting more from this reputable producer of Chianti. The bottom line is that this is too young to be drinking now, especially for such a long living wine. The mid palate needs to fill out to catch up with the tannic finish which means the wine finishes with some astringency. Needs to rest in a cool cellar for 5 to 10 years at least. — 23 days ago

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David T

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Agree. Like this producer but their CC performs nicely in 10 years.

Marchesi Antinori

Riserva Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2020

At a tasting at the impressive Antinori facility outside of Florence. 90% Sangiovese, 10% other red Tuscan varietals Brief notes. Red cherries and soil; young and tannic. Spotlessly made in this state of the art facility. Delectable: This is the DOCG Riserva - not available in your database. — a month ago

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Serge S

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Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2021

Delightful Chianti. Bold and big, dark red color, juicy cherries slightly fruit forward. Really like it. Fortunately I bought 3 bottles. Will buy again. Thanks to my friends at crush in NYC for recommending it to me. — 12 days ago

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Isole e Olena

Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2017

2nd time, Elegant Chianti Classico, comfortable concentration. Blueberry. A bit dry 2017 @1280, Ascend - Bellin, 230923 — 4 days ago

Castello di Volpaia

Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2020

Medium ruby color.
Aromas of black cherry, spice.
Dry. Flavors of black cherry, black olive, black pepper, tobacco, leather, tar, hint of floral.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 4/5
Balance: 4/5
Finish: 4/5
— 19 days ago

Marchesi Antinori

Tenuta Tignanello Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

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The 2020 Chianti Classico Riserva Marchese Antinori, all from the Tignanello estate, is packed with black cherry, spice, new leather, licorice and dried flowers. A dollop of Merlot adds plush contours, but this is a pretty pushed style, that works well here. Ideally, though, it would be nice to see more Sangiovese and Tignanello character. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, August 2023)
— 25 days ago