The 2001 Nardo, Sangiovese plus Cabernet Sauvignon and Montepulciano, substantially lifts the intensity level, with a blast of jammy plum and cassis fruit, warm, penetrating, and spicy, and the long, authoritative flavors, the depth, structure, and definition of a superior wine. Drink: 2005-2018
Arguably the most celebrated of all Italian regions for its sun, delicious food and rich wines. Chianti lies at the heart of this centrally located, picturesque and expansive area. Tuscany is also home to Chianti's more powerful cousin, Brunello di Montalcino, illustrious Super Tuscanblends and spicy, exuberant whites.