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    ​Fontodi 2015 Chianti Classico

    From €19.80, 21.90 Swiss francs, £20, 227.90 Norwegian krone, CA$42.95, $34.99, 239 Danish krone, AU$62 Find this wine Chianti Classico seems to be…

    13 Jul 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Soldera – whom doubt doth not assail

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Tuscany April 2018. What are the signs of self-belief? I’d say taking your own…

    30 Jun 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Tuscany April 2018

    What I did on my holidays... Nick and I sneaked off from this year's mammoth task of updating the World Atlas of Wine for its eighth edition (due…

    28 Jun 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Tuscan treats

    A version of this article is published in the Financial Times. A week in Tuscany last month was very beautiful, if somewhat more expensive than it…

    2 Jun 2018 Nick Lander
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    Chianti Classico subzones vindicated

    While the Consorzio of Chianti Classico has put its entire weight behind the promotion of Gran Selezione (about which I will write tomorrow), the call…

    6 Mar 2018 Walter Speller
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    Canalicchio di Sopra 2015 Rosso di Montalcino

    From $19.99, 125 Danish krone, €17.50, £18, 2,380 Japanese yen, NZ$44.99 Find this wine Having spent a few days immersed in Walter’s latest Brunello…

    16 Feb 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    2015 Rosso di Montalcino

    I have already written in depth about the 2015 vintage in Montalcino, a year that producers throughout Italy are very excited about. But, being by…

    13 Dec 2017 Walter Speller
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    Reta's 2016 European tour – part 2

    This is the second, highly opinionated report by Marcelo Retamal, winemaker for De Martino in Chile, on his most recent travels around the world of…

    15 Aug 2017 Guest contributor
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    Trinoro embraces Merlot again

    8 August 2017 I have just received this report from Franchetti on this year's exceptionally dry growing season in Tuscany (friends staying on Etna…

    4 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Brunello Night 2 – the tasting notes, and Soldera

    See my overview Brunello 2012 - majesty without mass.Our second Brunello Night at Caravan King's Cross in London seems to have been much enjoyed by…

    23 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Masseto – Tuscan Merlot de luxe

    At the end of last year, the team from Ornellaia, the luxurious Supertuscan estate in Bolgheri, came to London to present a tasting devoted to…

    15 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Brunello 2012 - a five-star dilemma

    We thought that those Purple Pagers wondering whether to take advantage of our earlybird ticket offer for Brunello Night in London on 5 March deserved…

    31 Jan 2017 Walter Speller
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    Brunello 2012s - first impressions

    Looking back at the 2012 vintage in Italy I wouldn’t immediately declare this hot and very small vintage, the smallest since 1947, an outstanding one.…

    6 Dec 2016 Walter Speller
  • Article Wines of the week

    Monteti, Caburnio 2011 Toscana

    From €11.90, £14.95, 16.50 Swiss francs, $16.99, CA$22.40, 2,494 yen Find this wine When in 1998 Paolo Baratta, former Italian politician and once…

    11 Nov 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    L'Aietta - Montalcino picnic spot

    Being able to show a flight of 11 consecutive vintages of Brunello in a region with so many newcomers and where estates change hands on an almost…

    3 Nov 2016 Walter Speller