8 Chiantis — Some Fruity, Some Savory (Slideshow)

Credit: Cecchi

2011 Cecchi Chianti

2011 Cecchi Chianti ($10). 

Very perfumey, with flavors of light cherry, old oak barrels, and some dry-stem, savory notes. It’s a nice wine for the price, but it is a chianti for people who prefer savory, dry-herbed wines to fresh fruity ones.