Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Sangiovese

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. The Gaja vintage to own!
    March 02, 2020

    The vintage of a decade!

    The 2015 Gaja Brunello di Montalcino is a blockbuster!

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  4. 100 points and The #2 Wine Of The Year!
    February 18, 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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  5. Montalcino's Best Kept Secret
    February 12, 2020

    Quietly arriving on the scene five years ago, Giodo owner, Carlo Ferrini, was recently hailed by Wine Spectator as "one of Montalcino's great winemakers," and his wines, "one of Montalicino's best kept secrets."

    As the former winemaker of Casanova di Neri as well as clients Ricasoli...

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