Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Sangiovese

  1. Fuggeddaboutit!
    July 17, 2019

    Now That Is Sangiovese!

    The is a traditionally made, old-school, Sangiovese.

    Not jammy.

    Not extracted.

    No oak to mask any flaws.

    The 2016 Val di Suga, Rosso di Montalcino is pure Sangiovese the way it should be made - and enjoyed!

    Prepare your...

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  2. Extremely Limited:

    "Biondi Santi is truly an iconic estate." Decanter

    Few make a better Brunello than Biondi Santi. The winery is a benchmark producer. The wines are extremely collectible with respresentation at auction houses around the world.

    For 48 hours, take...

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  3. Sangiovese To Buy By The Case!
    June 18, 2019

    Why is Monteregio's Riserva in the Top 5?

    A kaleidoscope of flavors abound in this Tuscany beauty!

    Red currant, black cherry, and plush compote provide warming fruit notes on the palate. Dusty tannins give great texture and grip to this silky Sangiovese. There is a faint and...

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  4. "Shaping Up To Be Epic"
    June 10, 2019

    Hot Off The Press! Back To Back 97+ point vintages!

    The 2016 Felsina "Rancia" Riserva, "knocks it out of the park." Wine Advocate

    Felsina's "Rancia" is compared to a Brunello more than any other Chianti in its class. So, what is it that makes this Chianti darling so special...

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  5. Surprise. Surprise.
    June 04, 2019
    Surprise, Surprise.
    This was supposed to be a washout vintage. Pundits forecasted that the rainy 2014 growing season, plagued by cold weather and unusually wet conditions, was going to produce a slew of weak wines. "Stay away" was the forecast and...
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