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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Sangiovese

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

  • Canaiolo

    In the 18th century, Canaiolo actually played a bigger role in Chianti than did Sangiovese. Then, in the 1870s, Betti...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Poggio Il Castellare Brunello 2005

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    Wine review by icbang


  • Rocca di Frassinello Poggio Alla Guardia 2010

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    Originally around $17 a bottle Im seeing this priced as low as $12 in many places. 45% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Sangiovese Big and aromatic on the nose with a an early hit of spicy green herbs and tomato leaf followed by notes of leather, sandy soil, a hint of sea air and some dark, tarry fruits all topped with an odd hint of banana. ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Another in my series of reports focusing on the wines I was able to sample at the prowein event held in March of this year in Dusseldorf, Germany. Today we’re talking about Chianti Classico, soon to be followed by thoughts on a line-up of the new Gran Selezione wines. I’m not sure we need yet another level for Chianti, but that too shall wait fo... Read More

    From the article Cracking the Chianti Code


  • Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico 2012

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    95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo Mineral and herb greet the nose followed by a little huckleberry over wild blackberry fruit but the dusty and mineral notes return to dominate the nose in a nuanced and attractive way Fairly big fruit in the mouth is a little chewy, a little short, tight and raw but with lovely purity of fruit and fine typicity. This ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • So far I’ve worked my way through a pretty impressive set of wines that would make for some splendid gifting. I’ve covered Cabernet, Pinot Noir, the wines of France and today I turn my attention towards Italy. Without a doubt my favorite wine producing country; Italy is home to more variety and styles of wine than anyplace else on the planet. As... Read More

    From the article Wine Gifts: Italy


  • Rocca di Frassinello Poggio Alla Guardia 2010

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    The entry level wine, the third label of Rocca di Frassinello project. A wine with a strong character and easy to drink. An introduction to the other wine labels.Grapes: 45% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Sangioveto. Read More

    Wine review by BRUNOHOEPERS


  • Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva 2010

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    Wine review by WineGoat


  • Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva 2007

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    Serviceable 2008 after it opens up. Dark garnet hue with sienna rim, dried red stone fruit and cellar floor aromas; black cherry, red plum and dried red currant mix with tea and graphite across a seamless, modernly long finish. Read More

    Wine review by InWineTruth


  • Tenuta Poggio Il Castellare Brunello di Montalcino 2007

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    Earthy, peppery, strong without being overbearing. A great Brunello. Read More

    Wine review by bhenak


  • Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna Il Poggiale 2009

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    The aroma is really superb; toffee and caramel notes with a little menthol and undertones of peach and red fruit. Rich mouth that is well balanced, with tomato and berries on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Chris Carpita


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