I have always been intrigued by Batàr, a white wine produced from Pinot
Blanc and Chardonnay bang in the middle of Chianti Classico, in Greve, with a
cheeky reference to Bâtard-Montrachet. Cheeky, I say, because I couldn't imagine
that white grapes in the warm and sometimes very warm continental macroclimate
of central Tuscany could produce anything coming close to that prime example of
white burgundy. With a name like this, Bat...