Castello della Paneretta, Chianti Clasico 2006 The nose shows baked cherries and brown spices. In the mouth the cherry fruit is quite vibrant as is the acidity which matches it – nice.The grapes behind this wine are 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo. Estate bottled in Barberino val d’Elsa 13% purchased for $18.99 at Traverso’s Paneretta
Argiano, Rosso di Montalcino 2007 In the nose the cherry fruit is matched by sweet flowers. In the mouth this light-bodied Rosso offers a fresh expression of cherries and cranberries with great length.
This is Argiano’s value offering. Bottled in Montalcino 14% purchased for $29.99 at Traverso’s