Here's a savory Chianti showing violet and plum aromas with hints of leather. The palate offers black cherry, prune and white pepper flavors, all nicely balanced with edgy but refined tannins and fresh acidity. It will pair beautifully with pastas and bean soups.
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.