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Falesco Monitano, Lazio IGT, Lazio, Italy

Falesco Montiano

Appellation: Lazio IGT

Blend: 100% Merlot

Vintage: 2013

Tasting note: The wine has a wonderful, deep, ruby red colour, a wide aromatic range of scents in which delicious vanilla notes, small red fruit, layers of jam and sweet spices combine. The taste appears to have a full aristocratic roundness and softness, typical of Merlot, with quite elegant, agreeable and lingering flavours.

Falesco Vitiano Vermentino, Umbria IGT, Umbria, Italy

Falesco Vitiano Vermentino

Appellation: Umbria IGT

Blend: Vermentino 100%

Vintage: 2015

Tasting note: In Vitiano Vermentino the variety is expressed fully with its spicy aroma on the one hand, and its finesse and its pleasantness on the other part. The wine has an acid and persistent finish, as it has to be for a wine of which the main feature is being pleasant to drink.

Antinori Castello della Sala ‘Cervaro della Sala’, Umbria IGT, Umbria, Italy

Cervaro della sala

Appellation: Umbria IGT

Blend: Chardonnay, Grechetto

Vintage: 2014

Tasting note: The 2014 wine has less structure and more acidity while the colour is bright. The aromas range from flint to citrus fruit with some yellow plum sensations. The mouthfeel is saline, agile, fresh and very elegant with a subtle yet very long finish.

La Braccesca Vigneto Santa Pia Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Riserva, Tuscany, Italy

Santa Pia








Appellation: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

Blend: Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero

Vintage: 2013

Tasting note: An intense ruby red in colour, the wine presents aromas of leather and tobacco along with ripe red fruit and quinine. The palate is savoury, full and ample with supple and silky tannins. The finish and aftertaste are long and persistent.

La Braccescaa Achelo Cortona DOC Rosso, Tuscany, Italy


Appellation: Cortona DOC

Blend: Syrah dominated blend

Vintage: 2014

Tasting note: A brilliant purple in colour, the 2014 Achelo presents aromatic notes of white fruit which fuse with hints of plums. On the palate the wine is sweet and savory, and the notes of fresh fruit first perceived on the nose return together with notes of liquorices. The finish is long and vibrant with supple tannins which accompany the entire flavour flow across the palate.

La Braccesca Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

Vino nobile di montepulcian

Appellation: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

Blend: Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero

Vintage: 2013

Tasting note: A vivid rubyred in color, the wine shows a fresh nose of violets, red currants, and blackberries, well fused with light notes of cinnamon. The palate is both sweet and mineral in character, and the notes of berryfruit first felt on the nose blend with alight spiciness of flavor. The wine is long and persistent on the finish and aftertaste.

Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore, Chianti Superiore DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

Chianti Superiore

Appellation: Chianti Superiore DOCG

Blend: Sangiovese blend

Vintage: 2015

Tasting note: The Chianti Superiore Santa Cristina shows a ruby red color with purple highlights. The nose is complex with notes of violets and cherries well integrated with hints of spices. The palate is soft and enveloping with velvety tannins, and the finish and aftertaste is long and savoury.

Antinori ‘Tignanello’, Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy


Appellation: Toscana IGT


Blend: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon


Vintage: 2015


Tasting note: The 2015 Tignanello is a very intense ruby red in color. On the nose, the notes of ripe red fruit, together with cassis and blackberries, are in perfect balance with the hints of chocolate and liquorice. The palate is rich, ample, and vibrant and is endowed with lively and silky tannins which give a great complexity and an important length to the finish and aftertaste.