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Ciao Bella Sangiovese 2014

If you’re not familiar with the Italian legal wine definitions, IGT means Indicazione Geografica Tipica. This is essentially a 3rd tier of labeling where a maker can’t adhere to the top 2 levels either through the fruit used or the methods employed. 186 more words

Tasting Notes

Marching to his own drum - Az. Agr. Uccelliera, Part III

Winegrowing at Uccelliera has been an experiment from its inception. I think it says a lot about the man, about his vision; he’s willing to admit, up front, he doesn’t have all the answers. 848 more words

Tuscany

Mas Sibert Fosenot VdF 2013

Mas Sibert, Fosenot, Vin de France (Languedoc), 2013

This wine: a blend of 70% syrah, with 10% each of sangiovese (hence VdF), merlot and petit verdot, unfiltered, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Leon Stolarski Fine Wines, £12.95 (02/17) 247 more words

10to20 - Still Red

You don't know me...yet. Casa Emma, part V

It’s 1970, and Alessandro’s father, who hails from Certaldo, about 35km to the west, purchases some land in Chianti Classico region. There’s nothing on the land at this point, just native plants, and lots and lots of stones. 1,700 more words

Italian Wine Blog

You don't know me...yet. Casa Emma, Part IV

Here’s what I haven’t told you so far, what compelled me to seek a visit to the estate. One thing, the 2011 Chianti Classico Riserva. 1,183 more words

Italian Wine Blog

Drinking Now: Terre Margaritelli from Umbria

Italy is a place commonly known for its Tuscan wines, generally from the Chianti region of Northern Italy. Chianti’s main grape is Sangiovese followed by Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah. 397 more words

Wine

You don't know me...yet. Casa Emma, Part III

My friend Valerio and I pulled into the Casa Emma estate and winery at 10am. The day was clear and cool, though one could tell that the mid-day’s warmth, when it arrived, would be spectacular, and it was, nearly 24C, not bad for 26 April (2014). 1,218 more words

Italian Wine Blog