1997 Terra della Castellana Chianti Classico
Chianti Classico, Italy
 
WB Rating: 87

 
Alcohol by volume: 12.5%
Price at time of purchase: $10.00 (North Berkeley Wines)
 
Type: Italian Red
Principal varietal(s): Sangiovese

Purchased on sale at Premier Cru. This is a soft, balanced, harmonious, tasty wine. Excellent nose of spicy berry fruit and flowers. The flavor profile has a lot in common with a Zinfandel, though less powerful and more elegant. Not exceptionally complex but an excellent food wine. - HK 2002-02-25

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