Main grape varieties: Sangiovese

What to expect: Dry. Medium to full bodied. Moderate to high tannin. High acidity. Blueberry, sour cherry, and earthy notes.

Pair with: Pasta with tomato-based sauce, sausage, veal, risotto, pizza

Wine picks:

  • Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi Nipozzano Riserva (~$20)
  • Castello Banfi Chianti Classico (~$20)
  • Gabbiano Chianti Classico Riserva (~$20)
  • Poggerino Chianti Classico (~$27)
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