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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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2004 Camartina

Querciabella

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Double Magnum 300cl £346.40

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Single bottle£668.78

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£161.20

Bottle 75cl

Case of 6 £435.60

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Undoubtedly the star of the show for me, this wine bears all the hallmarks of beautiful, intense Tuscan Cabernet. Showy and rounded with a wild, spicy and concentrated texture. There are hints of smoke and tar beneath the dense, sweet core of fruit and exotic spice. The finish is long, rich and impressive. Wonderfully youthful in its freshness – quite...

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2004 Camartina, Querciabella

Double Magnum 300cl £346.40

1999 Camartina

Querciabella

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Bottle 300cl
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Magnum 150cl

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Bottle 75cl

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This beautifully evolved wine retains its incredible core of pure dark cherry and blackcurrant fruit, spicy dried herbs and tea leaves, framed by tightly knit tannins and a svelte, gentle texture. There is incredible concentration here but a gentle, almost ethereal quality lingers in the mouth and creates a heady, aromatic perfume. Elegant yet powerful, this is a stunning wine...

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Bottle 75cl £59.60

Case of 6 £357.60

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2013 Brunello di Montalcino

Gaja, Pieve Santa Restituta

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Bottle 75cl £60.00

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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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Bottle 75cl £60.00

Case of 6 £360.00

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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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2015 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

Bottle 75cl £60.00

2016 Giusto Di Notri

Tua Rita

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Bottle 75cl £60.00

Case of 6 £360.00

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This deeply intense Giusto is an intensely powerful wine with confident body and tannic structure. Layers of dark blackberry and exotic spices are accompanied by a dark cocoa depth. It is fierce but there is beautiful finesse to the tannins. The core of sweetness which marks Giusto out, every year, is out in force once again. This is unmistakable Tuscan...

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2016 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

Bottle 75cl £60.00

2010 Ornellaia

Ornellaia

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Single bottle£365.20

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Stunning nose of dark ripe fruits with layers of spice and violets. Harmonious and balanced on the palate, layers of rich dark fruit reveal complex notes of spice and smoke. Sensuous silky tannins and a linear mineral backbone. Seriously impressive with superb length.

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2010 Ornellaia, Ornellaia

Magnum 150cl £365.20

2012 Brunello di Montalcino "Altero"

Poggio Antico

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Bottle 75cl £62.60

Case of 6 £375.60

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Bottle 75cl £65.00

Case of 6 £390.00

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2009 Brunello di Montalcino

Gaja, Pieve Santa Restituta

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Case of 6 x 75cl £399.60

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2002 Batàr

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £66.60

Case of 6 £399.60

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2002 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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