Cecchi Chianti Classico 2021
Laced with black cherry, black currant and violet aromas and flavors, this red is immediately appealing for its lush fruit. Balanced, fresh and long, with iron, wild herb and tobacco details. Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2028. 50,000 cases made, 10,000 cases imported.
A chocolate-cherry nose gets depth from aromas of medicinal root and tar and a mineral edge from just crushed rock. Chalky tannins point up the chocolaty side of things on the palate, which is juicy with cherries and bright with acidity.