In the area between Montepulciano and Acquaviva, in the province of Siena, Tuscan viticulture produces yet another wine of great quality: the Nobile di Montepulciano wine, in fact. In this area Federico Forsoni initially bought 35 hectares of land, which today have become 50, with the main purpose of raising livestock and producing cereals, reserving six hectares of vineyard for the production of wine for family use. [Read more…] about Bianco Toscano 2015, Poderi Sanguineto I e II
In the area of Montalcino, in Valdicava, in the northeastern quadrant of the hill, there are the historic vineyards of the Le Chiuse winery, a winery that can be traced back to the legendary Biondi Santi family.
Everything begins in 1700 thanks to the marriage between Jacopo Biondi and Maria Tamanti that brings in dowry some lands included within this famous denomination that, as a matter of fact, did not exist yet. [Read more…] about Brunello di Montalcino 2016, Le Chiuse
When trying to describe the evolution of Brunello di Montalcino over the last 40 years, one of the names that I personally consider essential is that of Gianni Brunelli and his winery. Although, unfortunately, the love story between Montalcino and this winemaker lasted just twenty years and ended prematurely with his death, the values expressed resist time, thanks to the perseverance of Gianni’s wife, Laura, who today continues to lead the winery with the same determination. [Read more…] about Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2013, Gianni Brunelli – Azienda Agraria Le Chiuse Di Sotto
It’s not possible to talk about Radda in Chianti without thinking about the fact that this area, in the heart of Chianti Classico, has been underestimated for a long time because of its excessive altitude. This morphological condition allowed with great difficulty the Sangiovese to age properly and so the wines of Radda were almost always considered too thin, slightly scarce in substance. [Read more…] about Chianti Classico 2016, Azienda Agricola Caparsa