Il Drappo Rosso, Sicilia IGT, Benanti 2004 Basil and peppermint on a dense blackberry extraction. A wine full of natural sweetness and vibrant acidity and a juicy lingering finish. (FB) Ã‚Â£16.97 Avignonesi, Vin Santo di Montepulciano Occhio di Pernice NV Top of cream caramel, toffee, vanilla and coffee with some toasted hazelnuts and almonds. This [...]
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CANTINE DEI The Dei wine estate is divided into four vineyards: Bossona, Martiena, La Ciarliana and La Piaggia. The soil and the exposition is perfect for the production of Vino Nobile. The soil of the vineyards where the Nobile grapes grow has different characteristics: in Martiena it is medium-textured, while in Bossona, where the winerieÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s [...]
AVIGNONESI In 1309 pope Clement V transferred the papal residence from Rome to Avignon, France. In 1377, when pope Gregory XI moved the papal residence back to Rome, some noble families of Avignon left France to follow him. It was at that time, in Italy, that one of those families became known as Avignonesi – [...]
As mentioned last month, the 2001 harvest is expected to be of a high quality, with some even comparing it to the wonderful 1997 vintage, but with a limited production.Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Â¨The area most dramatically hit by the frosts of April was Montalcino, with some of the producers of Brunello di Montalcino losing up to 40% of [...]