BARGAIN-PRICED, MATURE, TRADITIONAL-STYLE CHIANTI

I’ve been having good experiences with Chianti this year, and here’s another. The appeal of this wine is the woodsy, mature quality – suggesting traditional cellar methods. Certainly not for fans of bright/fruity reds, but if you spend a lot of money on old Burgundy and Barolo this offers a somewhat similar experience for a fraction of the price. Worth exploring for the mature-red experience. Think grilled veal chop, or any winter fireside experience.   

VILLA CAFAGGIO 13 Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy  176776 Vintages $21.95

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