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Antinori Solaia 2009 750ml

Rated 96 - A Solaia with lots of currants, berries and milk chocolate yet reserved and focused. Full body, with refined tannins and an alluring...
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Arnaldo-Caprai Montefalco Rosso 2009 750ml

Rated 90 - Silky tannins frame a core of expressive red fruit in the 2009 Montefalco Rosso. Flowers and spices add complexity on the supple finish....
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Le Macchiole Paleo Rosso 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2009 Paleo Rosso (Cabernet Franc) resonates on the palate with notable warmth and richness. Espresso, mocha, dark cherries and plums...
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Rocca Delle Macie Roccato 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - Aromas of wet earth, raspberries and blueberries follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Turns tangy and...
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Villa Di Capezzana Carmignano 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - A red with plum, dried strawberry and berry aromas follow through to a full body, fresh acidity and a vivid finish. I like the...

2009 Italian Red Blends Italy

There are few countries in the world with a viticultural history as long or as illustrious as that claimed by Italy. Grapes were first being grown and cultivated on Italian soil several thousand years ago by the Greeks and the Pheonicians, who named Italy 'Oenotria' – the land of wines – so impressed were they with the climate and the suitability of the soil for wine production. Of course, it was the rise of the Roman Empire which had the most lasting influence on wine production in Italy, and their influence can still be felt today, as much of the riches of the empire came about through their enthusiasm for producing wines and exporting it to neighbouring countries. Since those times, a vast amount of Italian land has remained primarily for vine cultivation, and thousands of wineries can be found throughout the entire length and breadth of this beautiful country, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine and benefiting from the excellent fertile soils found there. Italy remains very much a 'land of wines', and one could not imagine this country, its landscape and culture, without it.