Across Italy

Vietti, Langhe DOC, Nebbiolo, Perbacco 2005 Spot on with black licorice and a wallop of tannin. Estate Bottled in Castiglione Falletto 13.5% $26.99 at Traverso’s Vietti

Badia a Coltibuono, Chianti Classico DOCG 2005 There is a pleasant combo of earth, cherries and a hint of varnish which adds to the complexity. The acidity is matched by the more than subtle grip of tannin and plenty of tart cherry fruit. The grapes for this wine are 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo and are certified organic. Estate bottled in Gaiole 13.5% $24.95 at Traverso’s Coltibuono

About RJ

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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