Firenze, Tuscany

Fattoria Petrolo

Torrione Toscana Sangiovese Blend 2004

Nose has dried blackberry, ripe blackberry, dried black currant, old leather, roses, dry potting soil and cut strawberry.

Palate has ripe blackberry, black cherry, cigar, dried cherry, dark chocolate powder with a long finish. Fine tannins still make themselves known, noting the potential of longevity. Exceptional.

Our last bottle on this vintage, it had been a good run, but quite likely this bottle will continue to evolve thru 2024+. 100% Sangiovese.

Pulled the cork, 6h of breathing, then 90m of decant before dinner. Paired to a slowly cooked Bolognese sauce, as expected they worked well. It was a cool and breezy day today, highs in the low 60's (F). The end of May is going out like early May came in, chilly. We got back into the 40's last night, but at least no snow like the first weekend!
— 3 days ago

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Wine and setting sound awesome!


Super Tuscan Blend 2010

A blend of Merlot 26%, Cab Franc 23%, Cab Sauv 19%, Syrah 15%, Sangiovese 12%, Petit Verdot 4%, Alicante 1%, deep Ruby with aromas of dark berry fruits with sweet spicy notes. On the palate flavors of ripe blackberry and blueberry with cacao and black pepper. Fine tannins, ending with ripe fruits, cacao and spice. Tasting great now. — 11 days ago

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Toscana Vermentino Viognier 2011

Attractive waxy lemon and tropical notes. Very bright with slightly disjointed acid on the finish. — 21 hours ago

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Dogajolo Toscano Sangiovese Blend 2017

Me encanta este vino, había probado uno del 2016, aproveche y compre este del 2017, no tiene pierde vino fresco, frutado, la madera casi no se percibe, de color guinda profundo, en nariz: frutado, cerezas, café, vainilla, en boca: ligero, fresco, suave, frutado, redondo. De rancho nos invitaron un guiso de carne y arroz a la jardinera, ensalada de tomate, palta y lechuga, ¡delicioso! Calidad precio muy buena, temperatura 15° -16° C ¡Un abrazo! — 6 days ago

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Marchesi Antinori

Tignanello Toscana Super Tuscan Blend 2015

Fresh red cherry, red berries with an undertone of réglisse. Silky tannin, great depth which requires a good hour to open. Once opened amazing nose that takes you to another place, a place you feel high! Must be the alcohol. Great 2015 vintage for this super Tuscan. Cheers — 8 days ago

Severn, Aravind and 15 others liked this

Villa di Geggiano

Bandinello Toscana IGT Sangiovese Blend 2018

Juicy & fresh. The Syrah addition in this adds weight some darker fruited notes. This is a perfect Monday evening wine. Not much fuss, uncomplicated & delicious. — 2 days ago

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Castellare di Castellina

I Sodi di San Niccolò Toscana Sangiovese Blend 2014

Well hello there. Stunning. Bright cherries and licorice. Wonderful with or without food. Drinks older than its age. Complex. Just wow. — 4 days ago

Tom, Paul and 13 others liked this

Poggio al Tesoro

Solosole Toscana Vermentino 2017

Impressive rendition of this varietal but not for faint of heart: this is an austere lean angular beast w/razor sharp acidity and plenty of minerality & saline mingled w/herbaceousness. Echoes of kumquat & lime in 2nd day, but this remains a wine for seafood, salad or specific light fare. — 6 days ago

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San Giusto a Rentennano

Percarlo Toscana Sangiovese 2015

Wow...this is sangiovese to another level. Unmistakably Italian but the quality of the fruit here is uncompromising. Needs a few years to open up pretty sure the score will be higher here. — a day ago

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Tenuta Sassoregale

Maremma Toscana Sangiovese 2017

Straightforward Sangiovese. Easy red hue, tart cherries, light on the mouthfeel with maximum acidity and firm tannings. The perfect pairing for red sauce pizza. — 5 days ago

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