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Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: Italy

  1. The Gaja vintage to own!
    April 03, 2020

    The vintage of a decade!

    The 2015 Gaja Brunello di Montalcino is a blockbuster!

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  2. A Magnificent Montepulciano for Pizza and Pasta!
    April 02, 2020

    Now That Is Sangiovese!

    The is a traditionally made, old-school Sangiovese.

    Not jammy.

    Not extracted.

    No oak to mask any flaws.

    The 2016 Vino Nobile di Montalcino is pure Sangiovese the way it should be made - and enjoyed!

    Your pasta will never...

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  3. " The Batard-Montrachet of Italy. " James Suckling
    April 01, 2020

    "Don't miss this one." James Suckling

    Tignanello may be Antinori's most recognized wine, but, their limited Chardonnay is one of their most sought-after.

    Why?

    "This is the Batard-Montrachet of Italy with such amazing depth and compression of beautiful fruit and chalk....

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  4. 100 Points From One Of The Top Crus In Montalcino!
    March 24, 2020

    Made In Only The Finest Vintages

    The last release of Ciacci's "Pianrosso" Brunello was 2013, an excellent vintage but a vintage that pales in comparison to this blockbuster 2015 release.

    Only 400 cases a year are imported from this single-vineyard cru.

    Ciacci...

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  5. Not just a good Sangiovese, a GREAT Sangiovese.
    March 18, 2020

    If you are like me, you are eating a good deal of pasta these days. If so, you might as well have a stunning Sangiovese to enjoy with it!

    The 2016 Monteregio "Riserva" is not just a good Sangiovese, it is a GREAT Sangiovese.

    What do Sassicaia, Ornellaia and Monteregio all have...

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