Tuscany’s Wine Classics

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

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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