Sangiovese, Drinking Now 2023
Case of 6 x 75cl £124.08
Tua Rita's 2014 Perlato del Bosco is a very pretty wine for the year. Dried flowers, mint and sweet tobacco are pushed forward. In 2014, the Perlato del Bosco doesn't have its typical breadth and volume, but it has good Sangiovese varietal character and depth, not to mention lovely persistence. The Perlato is a telling example of what was possible in 2014 among modestly priced wines. As good as the 2014 is, I would prefer to drink it sooner rather than later.
88 Points, Antonio Galloni
Old-vine Merlot imparts rich and thick density with a beautiful bouquet of dark fruit, black cherry, cedar, spice and light mahogany smoke. What I notice most about the wine now is the delicate balance of the mouthfeel. You get ample power here. Redigaffi is always distinguished by its compelling intensity, but the wine remains elegant and lithe nonetheless. I would...more
Bottle 75cl £166.68
The 2018 Giusto di Notri comes together with seamless beauty. This is a rich and generous expression that delivers dark fruit intensity with blackberry and black currant, wrapped tightly together with ample oak notes of spice, tar and cured tobacco. The wine offers smooth transition and rich textural fiber, with soft angles and contours that frame the wine's full-bodied approach.96...more
Bottle 75cl £51.68