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“Not even the beasts who abound/ In the wilds between Cecina and Corneto, and hate tilled land, would call this their kind of ground.” This is what 13th century poet Dante Alighieri wrote about the old days of the Maremma of Tuscany. What was once swampland infested with both vermin and banditry is now considered the coast d’oro of Italy. Say what you will about Benito Mussolini, it was under his fascist government in the 1920s that Tuscany was rebuilt and became a prime vacation spot. Now opulent vineyards cover the landscape surrounding this romantic seaside destination. From Purgatorio evolved Paradiso
 
Maremma wines are the “Super Tuscans” that emerged from this renewal. The movement began in the early 1940s, when Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta moved to Bolgheri. In the interest of making wines for private consumption, he imported Cabernet Sauvignon vines from Bordeaux’s Chateau Lafitte and established a little vineyard called Read more »

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  • Muscadelle

    It is unclear how Muscadelle made its way to Australia. The country has been famous for its excellent sweet wines sin...

  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Tommasi Viticoltori Poggio Al Tufo Rompicollo 2012

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    A ruby garnet in the glass and an inordinate amount legs on glass for only 13% abv. There is slight separation ring. Cherry and blueberry lead the way with herbal notes and pepper spice. Although I'm not a big fan of this much Cabbie to Sangiovese - it works and it works well. Smooth tannins meld wirh wonderful acidity here. Drink now - Paul 91 ... Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Tommasi Viticoltori Poggio Al Tufo Rompicollo 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by Tomeka Ellison


  • La Mozza Supertuscan Blend Maremma Toscana IGT Aragone 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by ekw590


  • Ampeleia Kepos 2012

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    Wine review by doublefantasy


  • Prelius Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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    A very fruity, easy drinking wine that goes well with duck and salmon. Read More

    Wine review by Felsina


  • Kepos di Ampeleia 2010

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    A beauty...opens with strawberry jelly and vanilla, a few swirls and it is deep ripe cherry jam, same in the first tastes, with espresso, cinnamon, mint, and fudge. Medium body, but perfectly balanced tannins and acidity. Long dry finish of more with licorice and allspice and a curious, but lovely floral notes of blooming Iris....Seems like it w... Read More

    Wine review by puhnner


  • Ampeleia Red Blend Maremma Toscana IGT Kepos 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by MrRiesling


  • Rocca di Frassinello Maremma Toscana 2009

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    A very tasty smooth, wanting "another sip", wine. Thoroughly enjoyed with friends over an Italian dinner. Read More

    Wine review by AMDkid1


  • Aia Vecchia Vermentino 2013

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    Pretty fragrant on the nose with perfumy floral notes layered over some minty, sandy tones, a touch of fennel pollen and soft heathery citrus fruits. A bit soft, or rather broad in the mouth, this lacks a bit of brightness on the palate but does deliver lovely roasted lemon flavors with hints of sand and herbal floral top notes. The acids pops a... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Aia Vecchia Vermentino 2013

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    Wine review by mark


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