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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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Dei’s Montepulciano Wines continue to wow the critics

By on 20/10/2017

[caption id="attachment_28311" align="aligncenter" width="508"] Cantine Dei with the town of Montepulciano perched on the hill beyond[/caption] Hot on the heels of last year's success with their 2013 vintage, Cantine Dei has just been awarded the top Italian Wine Award 'Tre Bicchiere'聽for its stellar Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2014, the estate is quite rightly in the spotlight once again - what an amazing achievement! The Estate - in the heart of Montepulciano is located right in the middle of Tuscany's beautiful聽Montepulciano region just on the eastern slopes of this 'picture-perfect' hilltop town.

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Piemaggio Fioraie Chianti Classico

Piemaggio Chianti – Outstanding value, mature drinking from the Tuscan Hills

By on 03/10/2017

We are constantly looking to expand our Italian selection and although we already have two excellent Chiantis on our list, we couldn't resist the brilliant 鈥楲e Fioraie鈥 wines from Piemaggio, hidden away in the Tuscan hills. Le Fioraie is a specific tract of land in the high ground of Castellina in Chianti 鈥 right at the heart of the Chianti Classico zone.

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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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