By all standards, Sesti is an impressive venture and Giuseppe Sesti is no ordinary winegrower. In 1991, he decided to plant his vines at Castello di Argiano, which he purchased in the 1970s. The progress he has made in such a short time is staggering, especially considering that his background lies in astronomy and music. Sesti wines are widely acknowledged to be, quite simply, some of the finest that Montalcino has to offer energetic, perfumed and seductive. Now expertly assisted by his daughter Elisa, Giuseppe still imparts the direction of one of the most dynamic estates in Tuscany.
An impressive release that speaks volume of the pedigree of Tenuta San Guido’s wines. Guidalberto is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. A voluptuous nose charged with blackcurrant, black cherries, damson notes is rained in by mineral, almost balsamic hints of black olive, mint, tomato leaf and fresh black pepper. The exuberant nose of youth shouldn’t distract from the...more
Bottle 75cl £32.68
The third wine of the estate and one that was produced since 2003, Le Difese is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and it is then aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and for a further three months in the bottle. The younger addition to the...more
Bottle 75cl £18.68