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The new releases of Brunello di Montalcino, 2012, Part 1

On 10-11 April of this year, for a total of about 11 1/2  hours at VinItaly, I tasted several hundred wines from Montalcino zone (not all were Brunello/DOCG, some were Rosso, etc.). 4,146 more words

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Bold and Beautiful Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal

What a luxury to sip on older Hemel-en-Aarde vintages while the rain poured down.  It’s Tuesday, we’re sitting at Open Wine in Cape Town, and the drink is… 99 more words


Monte Antico Toscana

Monte Antico


85% Sangiovese
10% Merlot
5% Cabernet Sauvignon

The wine itself comes from a few of the region’s finest vineyard sites, in the areas of Maremma, Colline Pisane, and Colli Fiorentini.

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Daily Wine 8/11/2017

Daily Wine 8/11/17:

Monte Bernardi – Retromarcia – Chianti Classico – 2015

  • Retromarcia is a Chianti Classico made from 100% Sangiovese and had its first vintage in 2006.
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Colline Senesi, Tuscany - August '17

After being in Langhe (Piedmont) last October (click here to read about my experience there), I could not miss the opportunity to visit Tuscany, another place to go to try some of the best Italian wines… 451 more words


Piazza del Castello Rosato Toscana IGT 2016

Brand: A label of the Botter family, Piazza del Castello Rosato hails from the Tuscan hill town of Radda. There, below an 11th century castle is the wine’s picturesque namesake, Piazza del Castello. 128 more words

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2013 Felsina Fontalloro

Felsina’s Fontalloro is a prestigious and semi-historical Sangiovese that is typically long lived and elegant and this 2012 is no exception. As a 100% Sangiovese from a special selection of high altitude vine in the Chianti Valley, Fontalloro could by all rights be labeled a Chianti. 188 more words

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