The 2017 Chianti Classico Riserva Le Baròncole is surprisingly closed. That’s actually a good thing for the future, but readers need to be prepared to cellar the 2017 for at least a few years. Today, the tannins are quite prominent. Sweet red berry, chalk, white pepper and mint give the 2017 quite a bit of freshness.
Anticipated maturity: 2024-2037