I have had some disappointing chianti recently, then bumped into this. Now we are talking.
In one word: authentic. Continue reading
Just what I expect from a Tesco Finest wine: restrained and elegant, like the other wines in the range. If I’m not mistaken Master of Wines do the selection for Tesco, and they always pick the balanced, pure wines, not the over-oaked, over-ripe examples.
When looking for value, supermarket Lidl is often a good choice. Especially some of the Italian and Spanish reds they offer. The only issue is that these are available only for a few weeks in every year, at least in Hungary, and stock runs out quickly. This Chianti is one to buy by the case for the mere 4 Euros they ask for it.
I hoped for a little Brunello, but this was a disappointment. Continue reading
What a label! A funny one, but does not really match the style of the wine, as that could be called classical or traditional, in the Old World sense – even if this comes from Australia.
Almost good Sangiovese. Continue reading