2008 Colle Massari – Montecucco Rosso Riserva – Montecucco DOC

Colle Massari lies in the heart of Tuscany around 30 minutes from Florence near the town of Montecucco. They also have two other estates in Tuscany. Montecucco Rosso Riserva is an Italian red wine classified as Montecucco DOC with a cuvée of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Ciliegiolo & 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon. All grapes are from organic agriculture.

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2010 Leone de Castris – Villa Santera – Primitivo di Manduria DOC

Leone de Castris is an Italian winery located in the Puglia region. Their most well-known wines are the Five Roses rosato and the Donna Lisa Rosso. Villa Santera is produced in the area of Manduria and with 100% Primitivo di Manduria grapes. I had a 2010 vintage which has a listed alcohol by volume of

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2007 Sellaemosca – Terre Rare Riserva – Carignano del Sulcis DOC

I’ve had good experiences with the Sardinian Cannonau wines so I deiced to try a different local grape, the Carignano. The grape originated in Argon, Spain but was later transplanted to Sardinia by the Spanish. Sardinia is now one of the only regions that still makes wine with the Carignano grape. At a local Enoteca

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2007 Cavalierino – Vino Nobile – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Riserva

Cavalierino is an Italian agritourismo located in the Tuscany region near the town of Montepulciano in the province of Siena. On their agritourismo they produce wine, olive oil, grappa but also grow a variety of vegetables out of which they make sauces (pesto rosso, pesto verde). For more on their agritourismo (at which one can

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