WHAT: Rocca Delle Macie Tenuta Sant’Alfonso Chianti Classico 2004 (red) Rating: NNNN
WHERE: Tuscany, Italy
WHY: Take a whiff of this and be transported to a mythical idealized old Italian deli. Meaty, smoky, dried fruits, cherry preserves: all sorts of excellent, funky Old World stuff. A seriously drinkable jaunt to Tuscany for less than $25. One for the table, one for the cellar.
PRICE: 750 ml/$22.95
AVAILABILITY: At selected Vintages outlets as of May 24 (product #942094)