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LCBO Sale Pick of the Week

LCBO Sale Pick of the Week: March 26

March 26, 2015

Gabbiano 2012 Chianti Classico (Tuscany, Italy) Sale $13.95, Regular $16.95 Discount (until March 29): $3.00 LCBO # 219808 | 750 mL bottle Tastes like: A warm summer's day in Tuscany. Pairs with: Pizza, charcuterie, roasted red peppers. Good for: Anticipating an afternoon nap. Alcohol: 13% Drink: Now. Why we’re drinking thisSnagging Chianti for under $15 is pretty easy, but a Chianti Classico is another matter. See, the Chianti region has become a sprawling and vast area over time as winemakers of questionable ability successfully lobbied regulators to allow them to attach the valuable “Chianti” moniker to their vineyards. “Classico” designates a wine made within the original territorial boundaries of the famed region. It’s usually a reliable indicator of quality Chianti....

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