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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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2010 Brunello di Montalcino

Gaja, Pieve Santa Restituta

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The grapes for the Brunello are sourced from a vineyard to the northeast of Montalcino and from a selection of Rennina and Sugarille vineyards surrounding the church of Pieve Santa Restituta. Impressively rich and smooth textured, the 2010 is one of the finest vintages made. An exuberant bouquet of wild red berries mingles with aromas of dark chocolate and delicate...

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Magnum 150cl £305.36

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£142.68

Case of 6 £856.08

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2012 Syrah

Tua Rita

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Case of 3 x 75cl £305.64

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The production of Tua Rita’s Syrah is minute; just 2500 bottles were made in 2012. Unsurprisingly, this is an exceptional wine that displays a wonderful, silky texture and a multifaceted character. An effortless charm distinguishes this Syrah, revealing beautifully pure notes of violet, red cherry, kirsch and soft, warming vanilla spice. The fruit is intensely compelling, with a joyful, viscerally...

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2012 Syrah, Tua Rita

Bottle 75cl £101.88

2014 Batàr

Querciabella

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Case of 6 x 75cl £310.08

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2014 Batàr, Querciabella

Bottle 75cl £51.68

2010 Brunello di Montalcino

Gianni Brunelli

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Case of 6 x 75cl £557.28

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The 2010's somewhat reserved nose showed real oyster shell minerality underneath rich fruit, liquorice and tar. The medium bodied, elegant palate is structured and refined, textured and had great length. Another wine which will take 15 years to show its full colours.

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2017 Giusto Di Notri

Tua Rita

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Bottle 75cl £52.68

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2017 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

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2010 Sassicaia

Tenuta San Guido

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A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc, with 24 months in French oak barrels, this is an incredibly refined and complex wine with an enveloping bouquet of sweet red cherries, dark berry fruits and wild herbs. The palate is multi-layered and intense with an abundance of wild berry and cassis fruits with darker plum and black cherry...

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2001 Vin Santo

Capoverso

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Bottle 37.5cl £106.34

Case of 3 £319.02

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Thick in consistency, with aromas and flavors of dried fig, espresso, macadamia nut and raisin. Intensely sweet, offering lingering accents of leather and cigar. For all the unctuousness, this stays balanced and finishes clean.Armit Wines

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2001 Vin Santo, Capoverso

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2014 Brunello di Montalcino

Potazzine

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Bottle 75cl £53.68

Case of 6 £322.08

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Always a favourite of our customers, and with good reason.  A delightful bouquet of cherry and balsamic lead to a juicy, well balanced palate. This shows good depth with very fine tannins. Armit Wines

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2010 Brunello di Montalcino

Mastrojanni

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2012 Brunello di Montalcino

Potazzine

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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.

The number of producers in 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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