Ripa delle More Castello Vicchiomaggio is an aristocratic blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, aged in small barriques for up to 2 years. Low vine yields ensure that the wine is intense and powerful, bursting with ripe prune and herb flavours.
Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva is a rich, modern Chianti that marries beautifully ripe cherry fruit with well-judged smoky oak notes. The opulence on the palate is tempered by savoury notes of clove and a firm structure supporting the plump fruit.
An explosion of fruity aromas; a prevalence of cassis and dark, ripe cherry is followed by delicate hints of chocolate. Smooth on the palate, with vibrant red berried notes, combined with hints of liquorice and intriguing notes of Mediterranean herbs such as thyme. Long and persistent on the finish.
Castello di Nipozzano Montesodi Chianti Rufina Riserva is possibly the most famous of all the Marchesi di Frescobaldi's creations. Sumptuous aromas of blueberry, cherry and herb dominate the nose, with violets, rhubarb, cigar box and leather. Mineral, liquorice and eucalypt flavours are underpinned by soft, ripe tannins.
A superb expression of the Sangiovese grape, this brilliant purple wine delivers floral aromatics dominated by violet and rosehip. Blackcurrant undertones are complemented by spicy highlights of black pepper and nutmeg. Complex and rich on the palate with hints of fine tobacco, through to a long and harmonious finish.
Chianti Classico Vigna la Prima Gran Selezione Castello Vicchiomaggio is aged in oak for up to 2 years. It is a fine, full-bodied concentrated wine, with flavours of ripe red fruits, smoke and toast, spice and herbs.
Carpineto Brunello di Montalcino 2013 was aged for 36 months in Slovenian oak barrels followed by at least 6 months in bottle prior to release. A mature Brunello with a complex bouquet of spice, hints of vanilla, deep red cherries and a touch of raspberry. An elegant style with traditional flavours of savoury roasted meat and leather combine with a warm...
The nose offers a wide range of fruity aromas as well as hints of liquorice and ripe blackberries. The complex, elegant palate shows plenty of fruit alongside savoury flavours, finishing long and vibrant.
Poggio Sant Enrico Vino Nobile di Montepulciano was fermented using only wild yeasts, then aged for 10 months in small oak barrels. Made from 100% Sangiovese, harvested from the two Poggio di Sant'Enrico vineyards in the Montepulciano area, the wine has a pronounced savoury and roasted herb flavour. Lovely length with fine, integrated tannins.
Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino, from the Marchesi de Frescobaldi, has consistently been one of the most highly acclaimed wines in Italy. Made from 100% oak-aged Sangiovese, the 2010 was awarded the title of Wine of the Year 2015 by James Suckling.
The top wine from the estate, Mormoreto is a rich, elegant wine with intense blueberry and blackberry aromas and warm balsamic notes. Ruby, red with violet highlights. On the palate the tannins are textured and dense, rich and velvety with a very long finish marked by eucalyptus and balsamic notes.
The nose shows notes of spice and liquorice, with the Cabernet Franc providing a striking freshness that continues through to the neatly structured palate. Raspberry and blackcurrant fruit fill out the frame, supported by very fine tannin and a graceful finish.
A complex bouquet of red and black berries, damson, blackcurrant complemented by mineral notes and hints of spice. Ripe al Convento is opulent and smooth on the palate, with rich, elegant tannins and indulgent notes of coffee and tobacco. The finish is almost endless, a treat for the senses.