I got into Sancerre pinot noirs after having tried one for the first time at a restaurant in Boston a few years ago. When they're good, they're quite pleasant, but when they're bad they're flavorless to the point of being watery.
I don't know a whole lot about Chianti except that I generally enjoy it. Really liked this one:
Pretty tannic, but fortunately I don't mind that at all. Went well with a roast chicken dinner for Halloween.
^ I don't know why people in this thread keep making this "91 points on Cellar Tracker" joke. I know it's not meant literally, but it's not even close enough to the truth to be funny. Piob asked a while back about this in wine:
Cellar Tracker average (with eleven user reviews): 85.3.
I think aggregates of reviews are useful as long as there are enough reviews to weed out the anomalies (the blithe drunk who rates everything 90+). Even if it were true that every wine...