Toscany

In its history Tuscan winemaking has lived through many ups and downs, before becoming one of the top regions in Italy producing wines. Vines were already present before the Etruscans, and with the influence of the Greeks began to include wine making into its economy, but this was almost entirely abandoned during the Roman period. The rebirth occurred after the decline of the Roman Empire, with a growth in terms of quantity and quality steadily up until the present day. The territory is mainly hilly and mountainous. The morphological shape of the land is variable: northwest is dolomitic limestone; northeast is volcanic with ferrous with the presence of sandstone, clay and tuffs, and the central area is formed by galestro (shaved rocks with sharp edges), sandstone and clay. The Tuscan climate is temperate , with differences from area to area, along the coast and on hillsides temperatures are mild in winter and cool in summer, towards the Apennines the climate is continental. The structure of the wines increases travelling eastwards due to the climate and quality of the land. The most significant area of Tuscany is the DOCG Chianti and Chianti Classico where the grape sangiovese is king. The DOCG in this region are many, like the famous Brunello di Montalcino, the aristocratic Carmignano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Numerous are also the DOC where in addition to sangiovese and canaiolo nero grapes, we find thecolorino, ciliegiolo, prugnolo gentile and international cabernet sauvignon and franc, merlot and syrah, for the white vernaccia di S. Gimignano, trebbiano toscano and malvasia bianca lunga. These last two grapes combine to produce another memorable wine Vin Santo del Chianti and Chianti Classico, the red version is produced with sangiovese and is called Occhio di Pernice.

Toscany

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Nearco, Sant'Antimo Rosso DOC
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Nearco, Sant'Antimo Rosso DOC

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NEARCO is vinified with these grapes, assembled with knowledge and aged for eighteen months in noble oak barrels: a new wine of great impact and structure, where the softness of the Merlot is married perfectly with the power of the Cabernet and the spicy fruit of the Syrah.

Rosso di Montalcino DOC
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Rosso di Montalcino DOC

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Rosso di Montalcino is now a classic wine, made with pure Sangiovese grapes, released one year after the harvest so as to retain all the freshness and fruitiness of a young wine and at the same time the intensity that only the Montalcino terroir is capable of delivering.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
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Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

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Col d’Orcia is a traditional producer of Brunello di Montalcino. The choice to continue using the large Slavonian oak barrels was taken many years ago, well before the debate between modernist and traditionalist producers even started.

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Riserva, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

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This Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is produced only in the best years.It comes only from our Sangiovese Grosso vineyards and has the same vinification and aging as Brunello, with an extra 12 months of aging in French tonneaux (500 liter oak casks).

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Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. "Brancaia"

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Brancaia CHIANTI CLASSICO shows our passion for this territory and the authentic character of the Sangiovese grape. This wine matures for 12 months in stainless steel tanks. It has seducing notes of ripe red fruit, a lovely acidity and it offers you a lot of drinking pleasure...

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Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva "Brancaia"

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Brancaia CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA is produced from the best Sangiovese grapes from Brancaia and Poppi and then blended with a touch of Merlot. The wine ages 16 months in French oak barrels - half of them are new - and matures for a few months in the bottle, prior to release...

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Rosso di Montalcino D.O.C.

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This Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is produced only in the best years.

It comes only from our Sangiovese Grosso vineyards and has the same vinification and aging as Brunello, with an extra 12 months of aging in French tonneaux (500 liter oak casks).

A truly exceptional wine eserved for the mst special of occasions......