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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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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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Bottle 75cl £25.50

Case of 6 £153.00

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£52.20

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2014 Le Serre Nuove

Ornellaia

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Double Magnum 300cl £154.40

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Single bottle£42.00

Case of 6 £252.00

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A late vintage with a long period of ripening, 2014 presented us with wines that generate a great amount of pleasure. Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia 2014 has a ruby color of medium intensity. On the nose it develops fresh crisp fruit aromas underpinned by fine notes of spice. The palate is of medium weight with notes of red berry fruit....

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2014 Le Serre Nuove, Ornellaia

Double Magnum 300cl £154.40

2010 Turpino

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £26.76

Case of 6 £160.50

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An intensely favoured and complex wine which combines the elegance of the Chianti region with the darker, more sumptuous flavours of the coastal Maremma vineyards. A bouquet of bright red cherries with deeper damson and blackberry fruit characters mingles with attractive violet and rose petal notes. The palate is multi-layered and richly flavoured with plenty of ripe forest fruit characters...

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2010 Turpino, Querciabella

Bottle 75cl £26.75

2015 Saffredi IGT

Fattoria Le Pupille

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2010 Ornus

Ornellaia

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Case 3 x 37.5cl £165.00

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Wonderful gold colour, boasts a nose of extraordinary complexity, with emphatic notes of dried apricot and honey. The silky, smooth, elegant, sophistication that oozes from this sweet delight makes it the perfect digestif.

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2010 Ornus, Ornellaia

Bottle 37.5cl £55.00

2011 Ornus

Ornellaia

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Bottle 37.5cl £55.00

Case of 3 £165.00

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Wonderful gold colour, boasts a nose of extraordinary complexity, with emphatic notes of dried apricot and honey. The silky, smooth, elegant, sophistication that oozes from this sweet delight makes it the perfect digestif.

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2011 Ornus, Ornellaia

Bottle 37.5cl £55.00

2009 Ornus

Ornellaia

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Bottle 37.5cl £55.00

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Ornus dell¿Ornellaia 2009, with its saturated gold colour, boasts a nose of extraordinary complexity, with emphatic notes of well-ripened tropical fruit, dried apricot, and honey. The palate is marked by a multi-layered intensity, with an impressive balance between smooth mouthfeel, self-confident fruit, and a crisp, lively acidity. A near-endless finish with subtle hints of toasted oak and crème brûlée.

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2009 Ornus, Ornellaia

Bottle 37.5cl £55.00

2015 Le Serre Nuove

Ornellaia

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2013 Mongrana

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £15.00

Case of 12 £179.98

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£35.26

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2013 Mongrana, Querciabella

Bottle 75cl £15.00

2013 Chianti Classico Riserva

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £30.00

Case of 6 £180.00

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2016 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ornellaia

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Bottle 50cl £30.00

Case of 6 £180.00

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2007 Monteleccio

Sesti

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Bottle 75cl £15.14

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100% Sangiovese aged in traditional, medium sized oak barrels for 12 months, Monteleccio always stands out with its immediate charm, abundant fruit and smooth tannins. 2007 doesn¿t disappoint either: the wine instantly offers a bouquet of dark red fruits and sweet spices with a supportive core of soft and silky tannins. Amazing value and the perfect all rounder.

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2007 Monteleccio, Sesti

Bottle 75cl £15.13

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