Italian Wine - Tuscany and Central - Medal Winner

Tuscan Maestro’s 92-Point Chianti

Collezione di Paolo Chianti 2018

The acclaimed Paolo Masi makes some of our favorite Chianti. His latest is as juicy-delicious as ever, and boasts the big acclaim from Italy’s top critic to prove it. Look forward to loads of spicy, red-fruit character.

 
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95-Point Tuscan Sangiovese

Duca di Cardino Sangiovese Toscana 2018

The Barbanera family, makers of our most popular Tuscan wines, have brought us a special red. Crafted in honor of their legendary ancestor, this silky Sangiovese boasts a HUGE 95 point score from Italy's top critic and layers of ripe black fruit.

 
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Luxurious Tuscan Rarity – in MAGNUM

Saracosa Governo (magnum) 2018

Saracosa is such a huge favorite, winemaker Sofia Barbanera was inspired to create a luxurious “big brother” version – now available in a MAGNUM bottle. Made in a traditional, flavor-boosting style, it boasts a history of impressive 98-point scores.

 
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97-Point Chianti Classico

Lornano Le Macchie Chianti Classico 2015

Franco Bernabei is a leading Tuscan winemaker whose top wines cost over $100. He crafted this hugely acclaimed red at the Taddei family’s historic estate in the premium Chianti Classico region. Aged 12 months in oak, it’s packed with juicy cherry.

 
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99-Point Roman Sensation

Antonio Federici Vino Rosso Roma DOC 2018

Cantine Federici is one of the first (and best) producers in Italy’s Roma region. You have insider access with this hugely acclaimed marriage of hand-harvested Montepulciano and Cesanese. Look forward to luscious black fruit and warming spice notes.

 
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96-Point Chianti Riserva

Lornano Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva 2016

Franco Bernabei makes some of Italy’s finest wines, and he crafted this hugely acclaimed Chianti Riserva just for you. From the premium Colli Senesi region, it was aged in fine oak barrels and brims with spicy cherry flavor.

 
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94-Point Super Tuscan

Saracosa 2018

The Barbanera family’s flagship is “one of the all-time great Super Tuscan reds,” says critic Luca Maroni. This far more affordable gem is made with the same Sangiovese-based blend and has a long history of acclaim. Enjoy the new, 94-point release.

 
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99-Point Super Tuscan

Vecciano 2015

If you haven’t had the Barbanera’s sumptuous, barrel-aged Super Tuscan yet, now’s the perfect time. A perennial favorite of leading Italian critic Luca Maroni, Vecciano sports 99 points (Mr. Maroni’s highest score) for the third vintage in a row!

 
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96-Point, Gold-Medal Tuscan White

Podere Altero Bianco 2016

Sofia Barbanera was so inspired by her great-grandfather – the dynamic Altero, founder of the family winery – that she made this zippy wine in his honor. A racy, complex blend of four grapes with loads of juicy fruit flavor. Very limited supply.

 
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‘Lively’ 91-Point Tuscan

Il Vispo Toscana Rosso 2018

This pure, organically grown Sangiovese hails from a leading Tuscan estate and sports a 91-point score from James Suckling. The name means “light and lively;” fitting, as it practically spills over with cheek-pinching, red-cherry juiciness.

 
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