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TUSCANY

Tuscany, along with Piedmont, is the foundation upon which Italy’s wine reputation has been built. In total, there are 29 wines with DOC status produced in the region. It is also home to 7 of Italy’s DOCG areas, and many premium non-classified wines.

Chianti accounts for a large part of the region with the most prestigious DOCG Chianti Classico wines coming from the beautiful central hills, which provide a tempering effect on the summertime heat, many vineyards are planted on the highest slopes. The principal grape variety is Sangiovese, alongside other indigenous and international varietals.

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2009 Chianti Classico Riserva

Quercia Al Poggio

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Bottle 75cl £21.76

Case of 6 £130.52

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2016 Le Volte

dell'Ornellaia

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Case 6 x 75cl
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Release price valid until 30th April 2018, while stocks last.Few vintages have expressed all the virtues of the Tuscan coast’s climate as eloquently as 2016. An almost perfect combination of sunshine, warm summer days and cool nights, with just about enough rain to slow down the vine’s growth without making them suffer from drought have led to one of the...

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2011 Le Volte

dell'Ornellaia

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Case of 6 x 75cl £114.00

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Juicy blackberries and cherries with notes of wild herbs and spice. Vivacious and refreshing this is a complete pleasure to drink from release. A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese Le Volte is a wonderful introduction to the wines of this great estate.

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2011 Le Volte, dell'Ornellaia

Bottle 75cl £19.00

2011 Chianti Classico Riserva

Quercia Al Poggio

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Bottle 75cl £22.00

Case of 6 £132.00

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2013 Le Volte

dell'Ornellaia

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Case of 6 x 75cl £123.60

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Vibrant and fruit driven, the 2013 has a bright bouquet of ripe cherries mingled with an attractive sweet savoury character. On the palate, deep red berry and ripe plum flavours combine with a rounded structure. This wine will be delicious over the next few years. Drink 2015 to 2020.

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2013 Le Volte, dell'Ornellaia

Bottle 75cl £20.60

2013 Cantaleone Sangiovese

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £22.00

Case of 6 £132.00

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2013 Rosso di Montalcino 'Ignaccio'

Il Marroneto

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Bottle 75cl £22.10

Case of 6 £132.60

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2011 Cantaleone Sangiovese

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £22.36

Case of 6 £134.10

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2015 Le Volte, wooden case

dell'Ornellaia

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Magnum 150cl £45.00

Case of 3 £135.00

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2015 was one those years that every winemaker dreams of having at least once in his career. The balanced season with a warm and sunny summer, but with a cool, dry weather during the harvest produced wines that perfectly denotethe seasonal trend. Rarely do we find a perfect balance between the various components of the wine, from the deep ruby...

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Eligo Dell'Ornellaia, Grappa

dell'Ornellaia

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Bottle 50cl £45.00

Case of 3 £135.00

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A new addition to the stable, this Riserva is aged for a minimum of 3 years in Ornellaia barrels and then blended with older vintages. It has great complexity and depth with a beautiful silky texture and gentle round aromas. Produced in very limited quantities.

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2015 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Double Magnum 300cl £135.40

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2015 Guidalberto, Tenuta San Guido

Double Magnum 300cl £135.40

2014 Chianti Classico

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £23.00

Case of 6 £138.00

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Single bottle£53.00

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Arguably the finest expression of Chianti Classico we’ve ever tasted from the estate. This is a ripe yet elegant vintage with an attractive, fleshy concentration and sweet-scented fruit. This depth is lifted by crunchy cherry acidity; tell-tale Sangiovese spice and a streak of grippy minerality add layers of complexity to what is a very complete wine. Drinking very well now...

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this area is huge with industrial cooperatives alongside tiny family farms and as such quality can vary substantially. To the south near the town of Siena is Montalcino, where again Sangiovese is key, though here it is a local strain, Brunello, or more officially Sangiovese Grosso, that produces Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino.

Historically Brunello needed considerable ageing, and the minimum age before release is still 4 years. However Brunello is now being produced that is delicious from release as well as having good potential for ageing – the best of both worlds and an essential development in the face of changing modern tastes.

Coastal Tuscany, particularly the area around the beautiful village of Bolgheri really hit the map in the 1970s as a new class of wines known as “Super Tuscans” emerged. These wines were made outside DOC/DOCG regulations, using international varieties, some were considered to be of outstanding quality and received high scores from the critics and commanded surprisingly high prices for the time.

The two most renowned Super Tuscans to this day are Sassicaia and Ornellaia, for which Armit are the exclusive UK agents! Bolgheri today is synonymous with winemaking of the highest order. Exceptional terroir along the coast complemented by the wonderful Mediterranean climate provide perfect conditions for vines not only in Bolgheri and the Maremma but down to Suvereto and beyond.

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