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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 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - A very ripe style with prune, berry and salted-nut aromas and flavors. Full body, savory intensity and a long, flavorful finish. Lots of...
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Badia A Coltibuono Sangioveto Toscana Igt 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - Ample cherry and strawberry flavors are matched by savory elements of wild herbs, leather and tobacco in this firmly structured red....
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Camigliano Brunello Di Montalcino Gualto 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Gualto represents a return to a more austere and streamlined style. I say this after having...
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Castello Di Cacchiano Chianti Classico 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - This Chianti Classico shows aromas of dried fruits with bay leaf, spices and cherries. Round palate but with sangiovese’s...
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Castiglion Del Bosco Brunello Di Montalcino 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Sporting a new label design, the 2011 Brunello di Montalcino represents a philosophical divide from previous vintages. In the past,...
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Col D'orcia (Cinzano) Brunello Di Montalcino 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - Streamlined and tight, the 2011 Brunello di Montalcino shows a tight fabric, bright berry aromas and a touch of sour cherry on the...
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Fattoria La Lecciaia Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva Manapetra 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - A velvety-textured and beautiful 2011 with plum, chocolate and hazelnut character. Full body, velvety tannins and a flavorful finish....
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Felsina Chianti Classico Rancia Riserva 2011 375ml

Rated 94 - From the 6.25-hectare Rancia vineyard, the 2011 Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia shows a more elaborate and stylized personality with...

2011 Sangiovese

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.