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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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2002 Paleo Rosso

Le Macchiole

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2002 Paleo Rosso, Le Macchiole

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2005 Paleo Rosso

Le Macchiole

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2005 Paleo Rosso, Le Macchiole

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2009 Percarlo

Rentennano

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2009 Percarlo, Rentennano

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2013 Brunello di Montalcino

Gaja, Pieve Santa Restituta

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A very elegant wine with dark cherry aromas intermingled with dried summer fruits and wild herbs. The vibrant palate has intense bright cherry fruit flavours balanced by seamless tannins and mineral freshness. Complex and refined this wine will be delicious to drink over the next few years but will age well for at least a decade. Drink from 2019.Armit Wines

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2015 Giusto Di Notri

Tua Rita

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This deeply intense and juicy Giusto displays all-encompassing layers of dark blackberry and exotic spices. There is gentle smokiness to the wine supported by a hint of white pepper.  The texture is magnificently plump, with ripe, suave tannins and a thickset-firm structure that indicates a long future ahead.  The core of sweetness which marks Giusto out, every year, as a...

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2012 Brunello di Montalcino "Altero"

Poggio Antico

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Aromas of bright floral red berries, minerals and fresh herbs lead on to a plush, multi-layered palate with fine, polished tannins. Attractive chewy tannins provide backbone to the crisp flavours before a long clean finish that features a very strong savory quality. Gorgeous, tangy and deep-fruited. A tremendous wine.Armit Wines

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2002 Batàr

Querciabella

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2002 Batàr, Querciabella

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2015 Batàr

Querciabella

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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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