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Podere Brizio, Riserva, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italia, 2006, 14.5% abv, C$120

This 100% Sangiovese is made by Roberto Bellini and Patrizia Mazzi.  They had originally owned a lot of land in Montalcino (the larger Pieve di Santa Restituta estate) and then sold all of it except for 9 ha to Angelo Gaja in 2010. 135 more words



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In this blog, I am going to be talking about a certain grape called Sangiovese.  Yes, that’s right, you said it correctly.  It’s a very tasty, old-world grape that hails from land far, far away called Italy, or Italia.   435 more words


The  Montepulciano wines lulled us into a goofy feeling of well being and we thought we had discovered all we had to do so. Then we discovered the Big Daddy of Tuscany – we did not know it was the Big Daddy then –  The Brunello of Montalcino. 269 more words


Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino 2012

Brunello’s younger sibling, a fantastic, dangerously easy drinking Rosso di Montalcino.

Estate: The Uccelliera estate was established in 1986 by Andrea Cortonesi and is located in the Castelnuovo dell’Abate part of the Montalcino region of Tuscany. 223 more words

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Sangiovese Rising in San Diego

Recently, wine writer Steve Heimoff took to his blog to chortle about California’s failed experiment with Sangiovese. Reminiscing about famed Tuscan producer Piero Antinori’s failed foray into growing Sangiovese in Napa, Heimoff writes: 278 more words

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What We Have Been Drinking—4/6/15

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks: 1,070 more words


Poggio Anima Belial (Sangiovese) 2011

Poggio Anima is a joint venture between Riccardo Campinoti of Le Ragnaie and his U.S. importer Vine Street Imports.  According to their website, they “wanted to capture the ‘soul’ of each vineyard and grape. 134 more words