Chianti wines are very dry red wines that ranges from light-bodied to almost full-bodied, with aromas of cherries and sometimes violets. The flavors can be reminiscent of tart cherries with the best Chianti wines having very concentrated fruit character.
Chianti Riserva is a variety of wine that is aged in French oak and has the potential for a longer life.
Fruit- Cherry, Plum
Other- Tomato Leaf, Leather, Clay Pot
Serving Temperature- 60-68 F
Age- 5-10 years
Chianti Wine Reviews:
Italian Chianti Wines
Dellatorri Chianti 2008
Dellatorri Chianti Reserva 2005
Fontana D’Italia Chianti 2007
Il Tarocco Chianti Classico 2006
My Cousin Vino Chianti 2006
San Felice Chianti Classico 2008
Villa Antinori Chianti 2007