Sunday, January 23, 2005

Quick Swirl: Brolio Chianti Classico 2000 (NW)

A "Quick Swirl" tasting of a reliable Chianti:

Brolio Chianti Classico 2000:

Dark color for a Chianti
Blackberries and plum on the nose and palate
Just enough tart Sangiovese finish to remind me that it's a Chianti

This wine seems to be routinely offered on many Italian restaurant wine lists. In fact, at the local mom and pop eatery where I ordered this wine, it was the "premium" Chianti offering by the glass. I paid $8 for a glass and I felt like I got a deal when they brought me a good full 6-7 ounces. Good with hearty Italian from pizza to lasagna to chicken parmigiana!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sounds good...and I'm doing a Chianti blind tasting in a month or so. I'll have to look for this one.

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