Tuscany

Famed for its Sangiovese grape, the major component in Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany also became known in the 1980s for its Bordeaux blend wines which were dubbed 'Super Tuscans' which commanded very large prices. We have deliberately avoided the big expensive names of this region, showcasing other producers that offer exemplary wines but never get the glory. 


I Favati Greco di Tufo Terrantica 2017 75cl
Tasting note: Vinified and aged for 6 months in stainless steel on it's lees, giving it a rich and elegant structure. Producer: A family owned vineyard that operates as a winery as well producing interesting different wines from local indigenous...
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I Favati Irpinia Campi Taurasini Cretarossa 2013 75cl
Tasting note: Deep garnet color. Concentrated aromas of pepper, black cherry, anise, and oak. On the palate the wine denotes concentrated fruit, good acidity, alert and enjoyable tannins. Producer: A family owned vineyard that operates as a winery as well...
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Monte Bernardi Tzingarella 2019 75cl
Tasting Note: Such a lovely rich style of wine, just wonderful Cabernet fruit (cherries, plum skin) mixed with juicier Merlot (blackberries and blueberries). A super Bordeaux blend from Italy showing lovely oak work and ageing potential. Producer: The Monte Bernardi...
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Tenuta Sette Cieli Noi 4 2017 75cl
"This estate is just above Sassicaia on the Bolgheri hill. This wine (75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot and 5% Merlot that spends 12 months in French oak) translates as "the four of us" - the four members...
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Cupano Brunello di Montaclino 2008 75cl
Tasting Note: "A superb mature Brunello from an outstanding producer. Simply perfect." "Dark red, highly perfumed with cherry, wild herbs and menthol. Make sure you decant an hour ahead!" Producer: At Cupano, perched on a beautiful ridge near Camigliano that...
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