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Avignonesi-Capannelle 50/50 Toscana Igt 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2011 50 & 50 represents a joint venture between two historic estates in Tuscany and two complimentary grape varieties, Merlot...
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Ca Marcanda (Gaja) Ca Marcanda 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - Very attractive raspberry, currant and chocolate character with hints of nuts. Full body, silky tannins and a juicy finish. This needs...
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Cusumano Noa Sicilia Igt 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Wow. This is really well-balanced and crafted with beautiful, clean and ripe fruit such as berries and blueberries. Medium to full body,...
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Fattoria Selvapiana Fornace 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2011 Fornace, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese, is another generous, open-knit wine from Selvapiana. There is...
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Maculan Fratta 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2011 Fratta boasts the bolder, more extracted and fleshier style that has made this IGT blend of 35% Merlot and 65% Cabernet...
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Montevetrano Colli Di Salerno 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Saturated medium-red. Tangy red cherry and raspberry aromas are complicated by expressive musky soil tones and fresh flowers. Sweet,...
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Pietradolce Archineri Etna Rosso 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - A wonderful red with a soft texture and lovely ripe fruit. Hints of dried strawberries and mushrooms with a little smoked oak. Full and...
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Pietradolce Etna Rosso Vigna Barbagalli 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - A delicate, fruity red with the texture of a fine Burgundy. Medium to light body, super-integrated tannins and a fresh finish. Shows a...
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Podernuovo A Palazzone Therra 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2011 Therra is a bend of the five red grapes grown at Podernuovo a Palazzone: Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon,...
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San Felice Vigorello Toscana Igt 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Shows fine depth, featuring spice, smoke, blackberry and plum flavors. Balanced on the firm side, with polished tannins and a lingering...

2011 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.