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Fattoria di Felsina, Castelnuovo Beradegna, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

A small line-up of Felsina wines was put on show by Prince Wine Store recently. I’m not sure whether these had been available in Australia before, I remember trying their wines at a small-ish CEC tasting in London but I … Continue reading

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Pizzini Sangiovese Shiraz 2010, King Valley, VIC

Dark ruby colour, this wine has a medium- weighted nose of red plums and fresh raspberries with a hint of saltishness and ginger. Dry, medium-bodied wine, high acidity, soft tannins that provided a good structure overall. Flavours of plum, raspberry … Continue reading

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Brunello di Montalcino 2007 (Part 3)

The final part of the Brunello 2007 tasting showcased three wines from the Sant’Angelo subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. Table 6. Sant’Angelo. Located at the southern end, the Sant’Angelo subzone basks in Mediterranean climate and is the hottest … Continue reading

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Brunello di Montalcino 2007 (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of the previous post tasting the wines of the North and South districts of Montalcino. In this post, the wines are from the Southern half of the DOCG. Table 4. Catelnuovo Dell’Abate. This is the … Continue reading

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Brunello di Montalcino 2007 (Part 1)

Brunello di Montalcino is, in my opinion, the most intriguing of Italian wine regions to explore. I don’t hide my fierce jealousy of those fortunate enough to have toured this picturesque region. Despite its climate being classified as Mediterranean due … Continue reading

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