F+R 2016 TUSCAN CELLAR SELECTION

F+R 2016 TUSCAN CELLAR SELECTION

The ultimate Tuscan wine lover’s dream, with ten fantastic wines curated to represent the best of Bolgheri, Chianti Classico, Rosso di Montalcino and Toscana IGT. This cellar is a cross section of what the sensational 2016 vintage has to offer, covering icon producers like Antinori, Fattoria Le Pupille and Biondi Santi, as well as F+R buying team favourites, and great value finds, like Il Maronetto’s gorgeous Rosso di Montalcino Ignaccio and Castello di Ama’s fantastic Chianti Classico San Lorenzo. With many top scoring wines, this specially selected range represents the different styles produced in Italy’s wine heartland – from classic Sangiovese Rossos and Chianti Classicos to ambitious Bordeaux blends and single varietal Merlots. A rare chance to ensure your cellar is filled with the highly collectible as well as the temptingly drinkable, this will give you some of the best wines of the vintage in one fell swoop.
 

Marchesi Antinori, Guado al Tasso

Bolgheri (Bordeaux blend)

“stunning vintage of this landmark wine” (98 WA)
 

Petrolo, Galatrona

Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC (Merlot)

“The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold” (98 WA)
 

Frescobaldi, Luce della Vite Toscana Luce

Toscana IGT (Merlot/Sangiovese)

“sleek tannins carry fresh layers of forest fruit” (96 JS)
 

San Giusto a Rentennano, La Ricolma

Toscana IGT (Merlot)

A 100-point wine in 2015 for Antonio Galloni, for Monica Larner, “this pure expression of Merlot from one of Italy's most blessed growing sites is an outstanding wine”. Expect extra elegance and finesse in 2016.
 

Fattoria Le Pupille, Poggio Valente IGT

Morellino di Scansano (Sangiovese)

“an excellent expression of Sangiovese, with pretty floral and fruity notes, earthy tones and an unforgettable cameo appearance of blossoming rose. […] Stunning wine.” (95 WA)
 

Felsina Chianti Classico Rancia Riserva 2016

Chianti Classico (Sangiovese)

“The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia knocks it out of the park” (96 WA)
 

Isole-e-Olena, Cepparello

Chianti Classico (Sangiovese)

“These wines are simply extraordinary […] This is a super-impressive showing.” (94-97 AG)
 

Castello di Ama, Chianti Classico San Lorenzo

Chianti Classico (90% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera)

“Quintessential Chianti Classico with such an expressive nose […] beautifully integrated and silky” (F+R)
 

Biondi Santi, Rosso di Montalcino

Rosso di Montalcino (Sangiovese)

“such purity and elegance, with bright fruit and silky tannins” (F+R)
 

Il Maronetto, Rosso di Montalcino Ignaccio

Rosso di Montalcino (Sangiovese)

“This is a wine that belies its “Rosso” classification. It is seriously impressive.” (F+R)

2016 F+R 2016 Tuscan Cellar Selection Central Italy 2016 F+R 2016 Tuscan Cellar Selection Central Italy
£2,826.00
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