Long before the Gran Selezione category was introduced, Riserva was the repository for top Chianti Classico. Now sandwiched between the former and a battalion of impressive annata, Riserva’s relevance relies on a strong sense of purpose.
This year, there are plenty of Chianti Classico Riserva releases with a clear identity among the latest 2020 and 2019 vintages.
Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for the new-release Chianti Classico Riservas
New Chianti Classico releases 2023: Top Riserva picks
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