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26 October, 2011

Gaetano D’Aquino Chianti 2010

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Gaetano D’Aquino Chianti 2010 Italy Normally, I’m a big fan of chianti because it’s mellow in a way that it makes mellow seem like an art form. This one’s not there. It smells sharply herbal with a tart berry undercurrent of currant or cranberry. It’s tart on drinking, too. There’s almost a fizz to it,
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27 October, 2010

Placido Chianti 2008

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Placido Chianti 2008 Tuscany, Italy This chianti tastes pungent, and not in a good way. Unripened blackberries, nectarines, apples, mild chocolate, and herbs—dried thyme, mostly—are the notes I taste. Those don’t make for a great combination. I’m not spitting it out, but it’s not really worth drinking, either.

26 April, 2007

Dellatorri Chianti 2004 Red Wine

Dellatorri Chianti 2004 Red Wine
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Dellatorri Chianti Other words on the label: denomi nazaione de Origine controllate e geratita 2004 Red Wine Product of Italy The label of this wines tries to convince me that the winery has been around forever. It features a gold foil crest of a sea horse overlooking a picturesque Italian seaside cliff and words that
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