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Top Tier Chianti Classico Wines from Italy for You

 mywinepal  May 31, 2019

What Do You Know About Chianti Classico? “Chianti Classico” and should not be confused with “Chianti”, which is a separate denomination that surrounds Chianti Classico. In 1716, the Tuscan Grand Duke Cosimo III, established for the first time in history the borders of the production area for Chianti Classico.  It covers the area between Siena and Florence and covers 70,000…

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My Top 5 Star Rated Wines for 2015

 mywinepal  December 21, 2015

5 Star wines are the top of my rating scale.  It takes a lot to convince me to give a 5 star rating to a wine.  I look for a balance of acidity, tannins, sweetness, fruit, oak and alcohol, as applicable for red, white, fortified, and sparkling wines.  These 7 wines below have everything I am looking for in a…

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Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Comes to Vancouver

 mywinepal  May 10, 2015

Chianti Classico is a region in Tuscany between Florence and Siena in Italy, which produces wonderful red wines from the Sangiovese grapes, sometimes combined with other indigenous or international varieties.  To be “Chianti Classico” the blend must be at least 80% Sangiovese.  Canada does it’s share of enjoying Chianti Classico, importing 10% of Chianti Classico wine sales worldwide in 2014….