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Bussola Valpolicella Classico Superiore Tb 2005 1.5Ltr

Rated 93 - The 2005 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico TB possesses wonder inner perfume, mid-palate density and fabulous overall balance....
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Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva 2005 750ml

Rated 93+ - The 2005 Chianti Classico Riserva is an impressive wine for the vintage. It boasts a serious core of fruit backed up by considerable...
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Felsina Chianti Classico Rancia Riserva 2005 750ml

Rated 93+ - The 2005 Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia is a beautiful, silky wine most likely best suited for medium-term drinking. It is one of the...
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Felsina Vin Santo 2005 375ml

Rated 92 - Made with Trebbiano, Malvasia and Sangiovese, the 2005 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico opens to a brilliant amber color and thick...
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Gravner Breg Amfora 2005 750ml

Rated 93 - The amber-hued 2005 Breg Amphora offers up an intoxicating, heady array of spices, candied orange peel and minerals on a focused,...
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Gravner Ribolla Amfora 2005 750ml

Rated 94 - The 2005 Amfora Ribolla Gialla shows amazing intensity from start to long finish. Famously matured in amphorae made from clay sourced in...
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Le Macchiole Scrio 2005 750ml

Rated 90 - Syrah is a variety that thrives in hot weather, so it is not entirely surprising that 2005 was an especially challenging vintage for Le...
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Maculan Merlot Crosara 2005 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2005 Crosara is an intense, vibrant wine. An array of violets, dark fruit, herbs, minerals and spices emerges from a tightly-wound,...
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Poggio Di Sotto Brunello Di Montalcino 2005 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - The 2005 Brunello di Montalcino is awesome. Dark fruit, minerals, spices and a host of balsamic notes emerge from this powerful,...
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Roagna Barbaresco Crichet Paje 2005 750ml

Rated 94 - Cedar, worn-in leather, tobacco, smoke and dried cherries are all laced together in the 2005 Barbaresco Crichët Pajé. Hints of orange...
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Roagna Barolo La Pira 2005 1.5Ltr

Rated 93+ - The 2005 Barolo La Pira is a surprisingly restrained Barolo from Roagna. Crushed flowers, red cherries, spices and licorice are some of...
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Vodopivec Vitovska Classica 2005 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2005 Vitovska Classica was fermented in oak, and saw two weeks of contact on the skins prior to being racked into cask for...

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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.