Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Sangiovese

  1. Brilliant Gaja Vintage!
    May 07, 2019

    We are coming to the end of a stunning Gaja vintage.

    Here is a little snapshot of the 2013 vintage, a brilliant Brunello vintage:

    • "a classic vintage" - Jancis Robinson

    • The top 2013's are reminiscent of outstanding 2006's...vivid fruit coupled with depth..." -...

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  2. Tuscany's Best Kept Secret!
    May 01, 2019

    We keep getting gifts from the 2015 Tuscan vintage. These are stunning wines.

    One of the best kept secrets within this prized vintage is Sangiovese from the Montepulciano region of Tuscany (no relation to the Montepulciano grape from Abruzzo).

    With deep cherry, sage, tobacco...

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  3. Sangiovese Stunner For The Summer!
    April 05, 2019

    Brunello Without The Wait!

    2016, the vintage you have been waiting for, is one of the most talked about Tuscan vintages since 2010.

    The winemaking laws of Montalcino preclude the 2016 Brunellos from being released for a few more years (while they age in cask and...

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  4. Rosé The Tuscan Way!
    March 11, 2019

    If you thought Chianti was one of the world's best food pairing wines, wait until you try La Spinetta's Il Rosé di Casanova!

    This rosé will make your melon prosciutto sing and shrimp cocktail dance. In addition to Provence, you can officially add Tuscany to your list of wine regions...

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  5. Back Up The Truck! • 24 Hours Only!
    March 07, 2019

    For 24 hours only, we are offering this Tuscan treat at the staggeringly low price of $34.95. It is sooooo good, everyone should experience it!

    In southern Tuscany, among olive groves and sloped, rocky terrain, is the Pietranera Estate. Their Brunello parcels produce unctuous, velvety...

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