F+R Tuscany Report: Montalcino
Brunello is without doubt one of Italy’s most important wines; indeed some have argued that it is Italy’s greatest (although we would probably give that crown to Barolo). Super Tuscan's aside, Brunello is the Italian wine that will most likely appeal to Bordeaux lovers, those that find Barolo’s acidity a little too much, and the very best Brunellos – and ...
Tuscany 2016 - A Stellar Vintage
Two magnificent vintages back to back: after the powerful 2015 comes the stellar 2016 - a standout for its purity and elegance. After tasting the first major 2015 releases last year it was clear this vintage in Tuscany was something very special. When wines like Solaia 2015 scored their first 100 points from the Wine Advocate and other iconic ...
Tuscany Wine Journal, Day One
2010 Brunello di Montalcino was a true blockbuster year, with producers and critics alike considering it the vintage of a lifetime. As a result, we simply couldn't wait to go back to Tuscany to see what the Riservas and more recent vintages had to offer, and to talk to the producers behind one of Italy's most famous and exciting wines. For the rest ...
Tuscany Wine Journal, Day Five: Redigaffi
In the last installment of her Tuscan journal, FINE+RARE buyer Jessica Bryans visits Tua Rita, the vineyard behind the phenomenal Redigaffi, and Fonterutoli. Day One · Day Two · Day Three · Day Four My fifth and final day in Italy dawned bright and extremely early. I felt surprisingly fresh after a late dinner the previous evening with the wonderful Giovanni Mazzei of Fonterutoli at his ...
Latour 2000 & Les Forts De Latour 2009
Château Latour 2000 and Les Forts de Latour 2009 are now available. Our buyer Jessica Bryans takes you through Latour's 2016 release... We are pleased to confirm that Château Latour have released the remaining stocks of one of the estate’s great wines - Le Grand Vin 2000 - as well as the 2009 vintage of their second wine, Les Forts ...
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