The Monsordo Bernardina Estate in the 90s underwent significant ampelographic changes. Alongside the traditional varieties, a series of foreign varieties were planted; the idea was to observe their potential in the Piedmont region, and their capacity to strongly exhibit expressiveness and performanc..
The Fattoria Le Pupille Morellino di Scansano is a young, soft and fruity red wine dominated by Sangiovese (85%) with additions of Alicante (10%) and Ciliegiolo (5%). Elisabetta Geppetti's first harvest was in 1985 and since then the Morellino has always followed the winery, constantly and fully exp..
Nose- Fresh and delicious, the nose reveals fruity (juicy black fruit) and subtly woody fragrances with spicy and floral notes.Palate - Ample and generous, the palate is seduced by this wine’s fine tannins, its texture and its refreshing minerality conferred by the schist soil.CellaringEnj..
Grape VarietiesCorvina, Corvinone, Rodinella, OseletaVineyards: The vineyards are located 300 to 350 meters above sea level and they are north-east facing. The vine is trained in a single guyot. Mainly marly soil with layers of red soil.Harvest: The grapes that, thanks to the particular ex..
At the island’s southwestern point sits Sant'Antioco, the
home to some of the oldest Carignan vines in the world, planted in 100%
sandy soil with some vines sitting as close as 50 metres to the sea, the wine
captivates the wonderful varietal expressiveness evoking a Mediterranean climate
Such an underrated grape, and it really thrives in North-East Italy. Antonutti wines are very distinct, firstly by their eye-catching labels but also with the tremendous quality of wine in the bottle. Delicately herbaceous notes mixed with fresh red fruits and a hint of violets too. A great win..
Another fantastic wine from one of our favourite producers - Antonutti.A sort of baby Amarone made of Merlot and Pignolo grapes.The Merlot are harvested at their best phenolic maturation, then they are laid down for the drying process, destemmed, crushed, fermented, macerated and finally softly pres..
A very high-quality blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir with just 10% of Marzemino, which is dried on straw mats for 3 months to intensify the flavours and add an Amarone-like quality to the wine. Aged for 9 months in French oak barrels to round-out the tannins. The wine is a dark, ru..
This vintage has the intensity and structure that we love from Martinborough – complex notes of rose petal, blood orange, sandalwood, tamarind and toasted rice entice aromatically while the flavours of cranberry, cinnamon and bergamot tea align with the soft savoury notes of tobacco to taste. This s..
Tasting Notes: South Africa`s signature grape, (derived by crossing Cinsault and Pinot Noir), has now created an international following. When carefully grown with limited yields, it produces an appealing red fruit aroma, a soft palate with ripe mulberry, sweet strawberry and a touch of herbs. ..
Elegant, graceful and fine, the Biondi-Santi 2018 Rosso di Montalcino offers a delicate approach to the senses and it spreads over the palate with polished and silky intensity. The acidity is elevated in this vintage. A handful of historic producers in Montalcino are bringing the Rosso category up t..