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2012 Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre

This is one of the wines that has made Allegrini famous throughout the world. The vineyard surrounds Villa della Torre, a splendid masterpiece of Renaissance architecture now owned by the family, and produces a full-bodied red wine that has an ageing potential of at least ten years. 157 more words


Tenuta Sassoregale Maremma Toscana Sangiovese DOC 2014, Italy

My Rating 80 Points. Price $15. Bright ruby in color with a wide reddish rim and medium intensity. Sour nose of raspberries, cherries, blueberries, vanilla, wood, eucalyptus, licorice, pencil lead, earth, forest floor, dirt, chocolates and peppercorn.

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Wine Videos

Ciao Amici's

We were going to have dinner the other night with The Caller and his wife, but he was not up to it, so we will have to reschedule for another time. 697 more words


Mature beauty - 1997 La Rasina Brunello di Montalcino

It’s been far, far too long since I’ve enjoyed a wine from La Rasina. That said, the bottle I enjoyed yesterday more than made up for a prolonged absence. 445 more words

Tim Heaton

Great surprise - 1997 La Palazzetta (Flavio Fanti) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Wow, opened this thinking (given the notes in Cellar Tracker) it was over the hill. Not. One note, from one of my favorite authors, Gian, said (seven years ago) that at the time it looked surprisingly young. 206 more words

Tim Heaton

Prepping For "Montalcino March" with Some Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino 2011...

Burgundy En-primeur has taken ownership of months January and February, Bordeaux April and May. So the gap in between had to be filled by Montalcino March. 313 more words

"...a nice Chianti."

The porcetta is roasted. Pork shoulder is one of those magical cuts of meat that morphs during the cooking process into something else entirely. It now stands ready to be sliced and served over polenta with roasted carrots and parsnips. 143 more words