Hannibal Lecter loved Chianti. However, we disagree with his suggested food pairing. We posit that Lamb Ragù is the ideal pairing for this delicious Sangiovese from the 2010 vintage.
Cioppino, the Liguria-inspired seafood stew, reflects both the creativity and the ingredients the chef has on hand. This tomato-dominant version cries out for a red wine. We think Montepulciano d’Abruzzo responds best .