Cost: $16.95 (Sale until 24 April 2016: $13.95)
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO General List
Region: Chianti Classico, Tuscany
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
Hard to beat this Chianti Classico for the price vs quality
Description: Medium light ruby to garnet in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, sour cherry, strawberry, mulberry, sage, oregano, arugula and dried mushrooms. Medium body and tannins, with good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A little heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Interesting Note: Excellent palate cleanser when having it with food. Lightly chill the wine.
Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Angel Hair pasta in olive oil sauce with mushrooms and dried tomatoes.
Tasted: 1 April 2016
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9+/10 (Sale price: 9.5/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4