Here's a luminous Chianti Classico, offering upfront wild cherry, violet and iris aromas. The bright palate delivers red cherry and cinnamon flavor alongside notes of truffle and licorice. Young and forward, this is already enjoyable.
Italian Editor Kerin O’Keefe reviews all Italian wines for Wine Enthusiast. Previously she wrote regularly on Italian wine for Wine News, World of Fine Wine and Decanter. She is the author of Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (2005), Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines (2012) and Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (2014).Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.