Saturday, June 19, 2010

Da Vinci Chianti Classico 2006, Tuscany

Not obtrusive fruit, but rich colour for a chianti. I have enjoyed much of the 2006 chianti vintage, and this is a wine with lightish tannins but not over-fruited. Showing a bit of lightness at the rim, the intensity of flavour dips through the finish, ending with an almost sultana-like oxidative note. A decent by the glass option with pasta or lighter meat dishes.

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