Cheers With Chianti Classico

It’s been long Sonali has been cursing me for showing a laid-back attitude and not posting on our blog. Well, yes that also reveals that all the recent posts were hard work of Sonali alone. But as New Year is close, I want to break this laze ice and get going. Giving a kick start to that is this small review of an Italian wine that a very lovable couple fetched all the way from the land of cheeses and pasta and fashion, Italy. Firstly, a big thank you Riti and Bharath for the intoxicating gift. This post is dedicated to you guys and to Sonali who kept up the blog all this while.

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Chianti Classico 2009 comes in an elegant black bottle that features a black label with golden and white soft fonts.

Dark ruby in colour, this Italian beauty combines all things right and rounded. It is medium bodied and well balanced. I specially liked it for its soft and clean finish and balanced acidity.

Bouquet: Rich with notes of cherries, plums, and iris.

Taste: Deep cherry and leather flavours with subtle wood notes.

-Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish.

Being red, it definitely works well with spicy food or meats.

I myself had it with white cheesy pasta on and enjoyed each bit.

Cheers,

Shagun

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