The Case for Chianti Classico

Can a growing chorus of believers make Chianti Classico cool again?


Ask a roomful of bright young sommeliers to name a red wine that’s value driven, food friendly and terroir expressive: The likely answer is Beaujolais, which overcame its reputation as cheap swill and is now compulsory on any serious wine list. You almost certainly would not hear Chianti, a name…

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This story appears in the print issue of June 2018.
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