Shiraz has long been Coriole’s principal variety and was first planted on the estate in 1919, while Sangiovese was planted at Coriole in 1983. An alluring nose abundant with aromas of ripe cherry, freshly-turned earth, star anise and roasted almond.
Very deep ruby in colour with a youthful purple rim and lively, perfumed nose. Cherries, ripe blackberries and a touch of spice on the nose give way to a supple, dark plummy structure with a spicy, black pepper character on the finish.
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Deep ruby red in colour, with perfumes of sour cherry and plums with notes of leather and tobacco. Great depth of flavour, with juicy fruit and supple tannins, giving the wine a silky-smooth texture. This wine has a great structure and a fine mineral note on the finish.
A rather unique Toscana Bianco, made from Sangiovese vinified white. This produces a crisp and aromatic white, reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc. On the nose there are aromas of white fruit and garden herbs, the palate is refreshing, with ripe citrus fruits and an elegant minerality. Certainly worth a try.
NOT AVAILABLE - NEW VINTAGE IN JANUARY 2021 The Foundry Grenache Block was awarded Platter`s South African White of the year in 2015. The wine has lifted floral aromas with hints of lemon cream and white stone fruit.
The hilltop town of Montepulciano lies in the south of Tuscany near the town of Siena. The surrounding vineyards are planted with indigenous Sangiovese grapes (Prugnolo), used to produce one of Italy`s noblest red wines.
Golden yellow in colour, clean and bright. This is a supremely elegant, complex white that has enticing floral , citrus and toasted nut aromas. Very good acidity and a delicate mouth feel. Fruity finish with persistent freshness. Ideal with Spanish dishes such as paella and seafood.
This Rosso Di Montalcino from the tiny Fossacolle estate has 4 hectares of vineyards, 2.5 of which are destined for Brunello and the rest for Rosso di Montalcino. Dark ruby red in colour. Impeccable fresh, fruity aromas are given depth by delicate tertiary notes, exemplary structure and roundness. The long, persistent finish is lifted and bright.
Pure old school expression of Sangiovese. A deep crimson red colour. Typical sour cherry and red fruit character with bramble notes. The palate has a supple, lithe character full of perfumed fruit and is given depth by a mineral vein. Structure comes from the taut acidity and tannin structure. Proper stuff with backbone, depth and charm
Intensely redolent of cherries, violet and hints of aromatic herbs and spices on the nose. On the palate we find also an important darker fruit character paired with velvet tannins and a long-lasting finish driven an important structure and volume on the palate.
This organic Chianti Classico is deep ruby red in colour, with perfumes of sour cherry and plums with notes of leather and tobacco. Great depth of flavour, with juicy fruit and supple tannins, giving the wine a silky-smooth texture. This wine has a great structure and a fine mineral note on the finish.
A deep dark wine showing a vibrant fruit forward-bouquet with aromas of ripe blueberries and freshly-made jam which follow through to the rounded red and black fruit palate. Balanced with rounded tannins and a fresh finish.
Chianti Rufina Classico. At the top of the quality tree in Chianti Rufina, bags of intensity and depth. The wine has perfumes of wild cherries and cedar, with great structure on the palate. Its balance is characteristic of Selvapiana, with firm, ripe tannins and good acidity.
Gran selezione is the new top tier of Chianti classico. This Fonterutoli is a remarkable combination of intensity and elegance, this wine displays ripe red berry fruit, blackberry, blackcurrant, mocha, Morello cherry and a touch of liqourice alongside a muscular structure, fine tannins, balanced with pleasant acidity and a rich, long finish.
This Brunello from the tiny Fossacolle estate is an absolute gem. The estate is situated in Tavernelle in south-central Montalcino. In the glass the wine is a brilliant ruby red, with alluring aromas of very ripe red berries and delicate spices. Full bodied and persistent on the palate, with outstanding minerality.
Powerful with deep deep flavour and a thwack of acidity, Dark in colour, this wine opens with aromas of black fruits, blackberry and victoria plum and notes of blackcurrant tart from the Cabernet. The powerful, full-bodied structure defines the palate and is given complexity by the smoky, savoury fruit, robust tannins and fine acidity.
The `Selezione Prime Donna` is a special blend selected by Tuscan`s foremost women winemakers. The Brunello vines grow in the hills of Montalcino, near Siena, producing Tuscany`s most intense and famed red wine.
This is Camigliano`s top Brunello di Montalcino. The wine has super complex aromas of dried flowers and walnuts which follow through to a medium to full body, a solid core of beautiful dark fruit, ripe tannins and a long, flavourful finish. Another one of our critics favourites, with remarkable scores!
This is a deep Brunello di Montalcino from the legend that is Gaja. It has supple tannins, rich, dark fruit and a long finish. Named after a hillside church from the fourth century located toward the South of Montalcino, Gaja spent a decade restoring both the church and the vineyards to their firner glory.