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2017 Brunello

2017 Brunello di Montalcino | Vintage overview

By on 17/02/2022

Have you ever found, upon opening a bottle of Brunello, that you鈥檝e tasted it and thought 鈥業 like this, but it鈥檚 just a little too austere for me 鈥 where is the pure pleasure?鈥. If that鈥檚 crossed your mind and stopped you from getting really excited about the wines, then the 2017 releases are for you.

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2014 Brunello & 2013 Riserva

Opposites Attract: Two Very Different Brunello Releases – 2014 & 2013 Riserva

By on 27/03/2019

Every March the new releases from Montalcino are unveiled. The rules stipulate that Brunello must be aged at the estate for 5 years and for the Riservas it is 7 years before hitting the market.聽 2019 therefore marks the release of the 2014 Brunellos and the Riservas from 2013.

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2016-Port-Declaration

2016 Vintage Port – A Much Anticipated Declaration

By on 24/05/2018

The last full 'declaration' by the leading Port houses was for the very fine 2011 Vintage. 2015 came painfully close, and we were hugely impressed by the 'Single Quinta' releases last year. How good must 2016 be to have trumped those superb 2015s? 2016: The Wines There has therefore been a palpable sense of excitement in anticipation of this new Vintage.

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Le Macchiole

Le Macchiole: Latest releases from the Tuscan Coast – Pre-Shipment Offer

By on 25/11/2017

2014 was undoubtedly a challenging vintage across Italy - and Bolgheri was no different with uncharacteristic rain, cool temperatures and a constant lack of sun adversely affecting the harvest like rarely before.聽This was a vintage that required understanding, hard work and unstinting commitment. Only in the right hands at the right estates was glory possible.

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2015 Port – A great Vintage year, that almost never was

By on 29/06/2017

Brilliant Vintage Wines At harvest time in 2015, the shippers were all talking about聽鈥榁intage quality鈥 and fairly sure that there would be a general 'declaration' - 聽but then came the impressive 2016 in the cellars too, and a decision had to be made about which to declare. Both really are very good indeed.

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Louis-Roederer-blog

2009 Cristal – pre-release offer for October delivery

By on 20/07/2016

Following on from our successful offer of Louis Roederer's excellent non-vintage in June, we can now offer a special pre-release allocation of Roederer's superb Prestige Cuv茅e, 2009 Cristal. The warm year of 2009 has in general made generous, relatively rich Champagnes, but as none of the usual critics have tried the 2009 Cristal, this offer is based on the marque and the glowing tasting notefrom Roederer's own Chef de Cave.

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Brilliant ’99 point’ Brunello – First release of Fuligni’s 2010 Riserva

By on 25/10/2015

Brilliant '99 point' Brunello - First release of Fuligni's 2010 Riserva 'The year 2010 for Brunello di Montalcino is the greatest modern vintage of Italy鈥檚 most famous red wine region. Never have the wines been so profound in quality, character, and quantity from the best hillside vineyards of Montalcino.

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