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Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Sangiovese

  1. The Wait Is Over. Five of Five Has Arrived!
    July 08, 2020

    We're recently featured some exceptional Brunelli from the iconic 2015 vintage.  Among them,Valdicava, Giodo, Gaja, and Renieri.  Our top five would not be complete without the 2015 Pertimali!

    Pertimali has a history of outstanding...

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  2. 100 Points Among The Best • The Vintage To Own
    June 30, 2020

    Extremely Limited • Only Tell Your Friends After You Purchase

    Giodo Brunello quietly arrived on the scene six years ago.  Shortly thereafter, Wine Spectator featured Carlo Ferrini, Giodo's owner, as "one of...

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  3. A Magnificent Montepulciano for Pizza and Pasta!
    June 24, 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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  4. The Allocations May Be Small, But The Wine Is Tremendous!
    June 15, 2020

    The 2018 Valdicava Rosso reminds us that not all Rossos are created equal.

    You may have heard the terms: "Baby Brunello" or "Brunello's Little Brother."  No matter the vernacular, calling this wine a "Baby Brunello" or something other than...

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  5. 100 points and The #2 Wine Of The Year!
    June 05, 2020

    With a perfect 100 points, the 2015 Renieri Brunello was recently awarded the #2 Wine of The Year by James Suckling.

    "Earthy aromas of bark, sand, truffles, graphite, rust, terracotta and sandalwood rise up from the deep with Burgundian poise; fruitier orange zest and preserved lemons...

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