The Super Tuscan/bolgheri reds that just entered the market are fantastic, particularly those from the coast south of Pisa. Most are Bordeaux blends produced mainly from cabernet sauvignon with additions such as cabernet franc, merlot and petit verdot, bu
Bibi Graetz Toscana colore 2011 Opulent and fresh, with cedar, berry, tobacco and orange peel aromas and flavours. Medium body, firm tannins and a flavourful finish. Precise and powerful centre palate. Fabulous length. Better in 2019. 98 points 98 points
le Macchiole Bolgheri Scrio 2013
Wow. The best syrah in Tuscany this year. Incredible depth and beauty. The texture is so plush yet polished and caressing. Full body. The finish of chocolate, hazelnut, smoked meat and fruit lasts for minutes. Drink or hold. Pure syrah. 98 points
Aromas of blackberry, burnt orange, liquorice and spice follow through to a full body with super-integrated and fine tannins plus a fabulous depth of fruit and centre palate. This is a great wine. Drink in 2017.
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