Tuscany

The historic heart of the Tuscan vineyards is located between Florence and Siena and corresponds to the production area of ​​Chianti. South of Siena, the history has also sealed prestigious wine areas, placed at the highest level of the Italian wine hierarchy (DOCG), Vino nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino. It is however in a coastal part, the Maremma, that the renewal of the Tuscan wines was manifested, that from the 70's. This dynamic took place on the fringes of the legislations in place, distinguishing itself above all by the use of imported grape varieties, with cabernet sauvignon in mind. Winning an international audience, the wines of this movement were baptized "super Tuscan" but officially relegated to Vino da Tavola until the creation of a category of reception.

  • MASTROJANNI, Brunello di Montalcino 2012

    94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate   "Beautifully saturated and dark, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino offers a distinctively sophisticated personality. There's an air of nobility that is natural to Brunello, but that comes in limited supply...

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  • Tenuta di Ghizzano II Ghizzano 2016

    Tenuta di Ghizzano II Ghizzano 2016

    92 points James Suckling "Freshly picked dark cherries, herbs and some soaked blueberries and balsamic. Medium to full body, firm tannins and a tight finish. Drink now. Made from organically grown grapes."   Vinous Reverie Notes Winery...

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