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Altesino Brunello Di Montalcino 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Altesino's 2011 Brunello di Montalcino opens with beguiling aromatics. Sage, licorice, menthol and sweet tobacco flesh out nicely as the...
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Altesino Brunello Di Montalcino Montosoli 2012 1.5Ltr

Rated 97 - Fantastic aromas of blueberries, plums, bark and wet earth follow through to a full body, velvety and polished tannins and a wonderful...
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Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - There's loads of Sangiovese character here, from the earthy, tobacco-scented beginning to the cherry, leather and earth flavors, all...
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Banfi Chianti Superiore 2015 750ml

Color: Intense ruby red. Bouquet: Fruit-forward aromas with some floral notes. Taste: Round with well balanced acidity and fruit.
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Cantine Da Vinci Chianti 2015 750ml

Ruby red and clear in colour. The dominant bouquet is of cherry and fresh red fruits mingled by peppery notes. On the palate the wine is well...
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Capanna Brunello Di Montalcino 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - Aromas of dried berries, strawberries, smoke and hints of mushroom. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish....
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Capanna Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva 2010 750ml

Rated 97 - The purity of fruit in this is very impressive with cherry and raspberry character. Full body, chewy and rich yet ultra-fine tannin...
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Casanova Di Neri Brunello Di Montalcino 2012 750ml

Rated 95 - Effusive aromas and flavors of raspberry, cherry, floral, mineral and tobacco are at the center of this linear, vibrant red....
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - Princess Coralia Pignatelli della Leonessa's wine hits all the right notes: perfectly ripe red cherry flavors that mingle with earthly...
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Castello Di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Layered and pretty red with cherry and light orange undertones. Some dusty texture. Medium body, good acidity and a clean finish. A...
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Fattoria Le Pupille Morellino Di Scansano 2015 750ml

Rated 93 - This is the best classic Pupille in years. Aromas of blackberry, chocolate, spice, and black tea. Hints of cream. Full to medium body,...

Italy Sangiovese Tuscany Wine

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.

The name of this grape, meaning 'blood of Jove' conjures up evocative images of long dead civilizations, and gives the Sangiovese varietal a sense of the holy, the sacred, the special. Indeed, this particular type of Italian grape has been cultivated and processed for thousands of years, and is said to be the original favorite grape varietal of the Romans, and the Etruscans before them. Throughout history, vintners have continued to plant this varietal, and they continue to produce wonderful wines to this day. The long bunches of very dark, round fruit are treasured by fine wineries in Italy and a few other places around the world, and when young, these grapes are lively – full of strawberry flavors and a little spiciness. However, it is when they are aged in oak that they take on some truly special flavors and aromas, as seen in some of the finest wines of the Old World.

The central Italian region of Tuscany is widely understood to be one of the world's most famous and highly regarded wine regions. The beautiful rolling hillsides and medieval towns and castles which are a key feature of the area are also home to many of Europe's finest wineries, and extremely high quality vineyards growing the distinctive Sangiovese and Vernaccia grape varietals which are the flavorful backbone of Tuscany's wonderful red and white wines. For almost three thousand years, this region has been recognized as an ideal home for wine production on a large scale, and the ancient Etruscans, Greeks and Romans all noticed that fine grape varietals flourished on the unique soils and under the hot sunshine which typifies the area. Today, Tuscany is home to a wide range of wines, from the traditional to the complex, but all dedicated to excellent flavors and aromas, and maintaining the region's international reputation.

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