Chianti Sangiovese (Episode 140 Part 2)

In this 2nd part of our Sangiovese, we taste two more Sangiovese wines but this time Chiantis, that red wine made so famous by Dr Hannibal Lecter played by Anthony Hopkins in the film Silence of the Lambs.

The first Chianti we try comes across very light when “sniffed” but had a great taste of cherry, but the taste had very little length. a great table wine to enjoy with food or as a quaffing wine.

The second Chianti had a little splash of Cabernet Sauvignon as well which John hoped will add a little bit more fruit. On the nose, the 2nd wine had obvious notes of leather and oak. The taste was, John felt, one dimensional. John L prefered this wine to the first although accepted the length was a little lacking.


First Chianti

2nd Chianti

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Tasting a Chianti from Marks & Spencer (Episode 74 Part 3)

In the last of our three Chianti tastings from the high street supermarkets.

This Chianti Reserva is from Marks and Spencer and as you will see from the end of the video there is a little bit of a difference of opinion on this one between the two Johns.

So how did it compare to its competitors?


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Tasting a Chianti Reserva from Tesco’s Finest Range (Episode 74 Part 2)

So in this part of our episode we a Chianti from Tesco’s Finest Range.

How does it compare to the Sainsbury Chianti from their taste the difference range?



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Tasting a Chianti Classico from Sainsburys (Episode 74 Part 1)

To kick off this episode we taste a Chianti Classico from Sainsburys Taste the Difference range.

Not a typical Chianti but enjoyable none the less….



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Tasting Supermarket Chianti Wine (Episode 74 Introduction)

We introduce this episode where we taste the wine featured in Silence of the Lambs, Chianti!

The Chianti we taste is from Sainsburys, Tescos and Marks and Spencer!


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