Umbria, Italy

Paolo Bea

San Valentino Sangiovese Blend 2015

Alex deftly decanted by glads with Vinturi Aerator. This rich blend of Sangiovese, Sagrantino and Montepulciano fills the palette. Sour cherries, salty bacon, scraped leather, lasting finish. Paola Bea, a master of Umbrian wine! — 9 days ago

Alex, Sagee and 4 others liked this

Cantina Marco Merli

Zero di Babo Sangiovese Rosato

More like an orange than a rosato, somehow — 3 days ago

Josh liked this

Sportoletti

Villa Fidelia Rosso Merlot Blend 2013

This is a big wine. Black plums, chocolate and some mint in the background — a month ago

Tenuta Col Falco

Passito Montefalco Sagrantino

Nose is vaguely tomatoey

Palate is sweet. A hint of tomato. But has this intense sweet grapiness that is super intense and quite delicious.

A bit alcohol.

Still tannic.
— 15 days ago

Marchesi Antinori

Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala Umbria Chardonnay Grechetto 2017

Consistent fantastic. Balanced with a zing. A different kind of chard thanks to the grechetto. Great accompaniment to the fresh fish dinner. Bright and nice acidity. — 8 days ago

Jan, Andrew and 4 others liked this

Arnaldo-Caprai

Collepiano Sagrantino di Montefalco 2013

Give this wine at least 3 hours of air before consuming. Like all Sagrantino, this is one of the most tannic wines in the world. The 2013 was just ready to drink now, with the intense tannins smoothed out and perfectly balanced with the intense attack. This wine needs steak. — 15 days ago

Martin, Alex and 9 others liked this
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Montioni

Montefalco Sagrantino 2016

Lyle Fass
9.1

Smells a bit hot. Oh no. Some licorice and black fruits but def an ethanol thing going. But not on the palate where it is supple and elegant. Really refined and delicate. Hope the nose clears up. At the right temp. Complex. Little heat on the finish but lovely concentration and good fruit quality. Great length. Let’s see how this integrates — 25 days ago

Severn, Daniel and 5 others liked this
Lyle Fass

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@Daniel Bloom it never got there. Day 2 as well.z
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I have one left I believe. Wish me luck.
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@Daniel Bloom wait 5 years

Raina

Umbria Grechetto

Wow, this is great - very tannic in a good way, feels like a classic Italian orange wine. I get more acetone than fruit but if you like that kind of thing it’s a winner. — 3 days ago

Paolo Bea

Riserva Pipparello Montefalco Rosso Sangiovese Blend 2015

inky maroon. seductively clingy on the teeth - a real stripper, with a gorgeously powdery mouthfeel. black fruits and black flowers, tobacco farm envelope. anise seed, elderberry, bitter almond, arsenic and old lace! fuuuuuck. — 16 days ago

Alison ChiDurston Saylor
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Alison, Paul and 4 others liked this

Fongoli

Rossofongoli Umbria Rosso Vino Biologico Sangiovese Blend

Bright and berry flavor. Not too jammy, remains light with a small fizzy finish. — 5 days ago

Tim Bogert
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