• Sangiovese di Toscana IGT 2019

      Sangiovese di Toscana IGT 2019

      Bright, fruity red. Fresh and fruity nose of elder, cherries, spices and citrus fruits. On the palate very tasteful, precise and fresh. The firm body and its fresh finish make it a wonderful everyday wine and food companion. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Profusion of cherries and berries on the nose, following through to the palate. It’s medium-bodied with firm, fine tannins and a lemon-zest aftertaste." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 28,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,22 g/l
      • Sulfite: 65 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,28
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      6,77 €
    • "Borgone" Rosso Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      “Borgone” Rosso Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      Intense ruby red. Nice bouquet of ripe red fruits and spices. Elegant tannins and much harmony on the palate. A wine for every occasion, young, lively and uncomplicated with lots of Tuscany appeal. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 6-12 months stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 5,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 47 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,68
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: bruschetta, hard cheese
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      6,77 €
    • "Lo Sbrancato" Rosato di Toscana IGT 2019

      “Lo Sbrancato” Rosato di Toscana IGT 2019

      Pure Sangiovese Rosato, in the nose fine floral nuances, strawberry and violet hints. On the palate fresh, structured and with clear, red-berry aromas until the finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Ripe strawberry and cherry with complementing notes of mint leaf, crushed stone, and sweet white smoke forms a remarkably pretty bouquet in Il Poggione’s 2019 Brancato Rosato. It floods the palate with silky textures, coasting across the senses with ripe red fruits, cooling minerals, and acids, as sweet inner florals develop, contrasted by a savory umami note. The finish is long and soothing to the senses, as its textural richness slowly tapers off. Wow, there is so much to like here, showing both sweet and savory, full of energy, and an amazing value." Vinous

      "A rose with watermelon and strawberry aromas and flavors. Full-bodied with lovely fruit and freshness. Hints of lemon rind and minerals. 100% sangiovese. Drink now. Screw cap." James Suckling

      • Vinous:91 points
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,60 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,45 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 7,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 112 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,35
      • Closure: screw cap
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09083019 · 0,75 l · 11,17 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      8,38 €
    • "Sassomagno" Rosso Sant'Antimo DOC 2018

      “Sassomagno” Rosso Sant’Antimo DOC 2018

      Baldassare Fanti presses a round, smooth Rosso with its Sassomagno made mainly from Sangiovese and Merlot. Cleanly vinified, intense in aroma and taste, with light vanilla aromas, gentle tannin and pleasing acidity. An excellent wine and also an accompaniment to typical Tuscan grilled dishes. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

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      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Varieties: 60% Sangiovese, 25% Merlot, 10% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 8 months barrique and wooden barrel
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,55 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,35 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,30 g/l
      • Sulfite: 82 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,36
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      8,72 €
    • "Soralisa" Bianco Sant'Antimo DOC 2019

      “Soralisa” Bianco Sant’Antimo DOC 2019

      Filippo Fanti has been producing white wine since the 80's using Trebbiano Toscano and Malvasia Toscana, which are also used for the Vin Santo. At the beginning of 2000 Filippo decided to plant Viognier and Vermentino as well, to mix them with the local grape varieties. The composition of the four varieties varies each year depending on the climatic conditions of the vintage. The name Soralisa recalls the name of Filippo's aunt Elisa, whom he adores very much.

      Light yellow, clean, tropical fruit scent, fine spice. In the taste yellow peach, juicy, discreet extract sweetness, neatly structured. A fresh pleasure! SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

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      • Grape Varieties: 25% Vermentino, 25% Trebbiano, 25% Viognier, 25% Malvasia Nera
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: Stainless steel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      8,72 €
    • Rosato di Toscana IGT 2019

      Rosato di Toscana IGT 2019

      Salmon-coloured, crisp rosato with lots of charm, fruity and flattering in aroma and taste. Enjoy this straightforward rosé with light Mediterranean cuisine, as an aperitif or on the terrace. His tension between softness and fabric almost seduces to the next glass. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: Stainless steel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 5,95 g/l
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Spezieri" Rosso Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      “Spezieri” Rosso Toscana IGT 2019 (BIO)

      Ruby red, fresh nose of red fruits and spices. Pleasant taste: fruity, balanced in tannin and acidity, very spirited and crisp. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sweet-cherry and orange-peel character, medium body, light tannins and a fresh finish." James Suckling

      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 40% Sangiovese, 20% Merlot, 20% Ciliegiolo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: stainless steel
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,25 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,90 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 3,25 g/l
      • Sulfite: 89 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2019

      Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2019

      Bright ruby red. The bouquet opens with cedar wood, then plum and small red berries. In the body medium-weight, fresh and of pleasant buoyancy, precise fruit and a pleasant finish. A wonderful drinking wine with claim! SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2018 vintage received the following awards:

      • Vinous:93 points
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 23,15 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,55 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,25 g/l
      • Sulfite: 94 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,42
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10,43 €
    • Rosso di Altesino IGT 2018

      Rosso di Altesino IGT 2018

      The Rosso di Altesino, a blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet, presents itself in a lively ruby red colour and has a fresh, convincing, very fragrant bouquet. The taste is dry, spicy and decisive. Rosso di Altesino is a wonderful everyday wine of high quality from one of the most famous Brunello producers in Montalcino. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months in stainless steel tank
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,85 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,15 g/l
      • Sulfite: 32 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,68
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Food Recommendations: Pasta dishes with meat sauces, poultry
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09682118 · 0,75 l · 14,17 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      10,63 €
    • Rosso di Altesino IGT 2019

      Rosso di Altesino IGT 2019

      The Rosso di Altesino, a blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet, presents itself in a lively ruby red colour and has a fresh, convincing, very fragrant bouquet. The taste is dry, spicy and decisive. Rosso di Altesino is a wonderful everyday wine of high quality from one of the most famous Brunello producers in Montalcino. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Grape Varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 6 months in stainless steel tank
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,26 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,36 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 42 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,60
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024+
      • Food Recommendations: pasta dishes with meat sauces, poultry
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      10,63 €
    • "Poderuccio" Rosso Toscana IGT 2018 (BIO)

      “Poderuccio” Rosso Toscana IGT 2018 (BIO)

      Intense and pure fruit bouquet. Lively on the palate with beautiful fruit components and hints of the origin of clayey and calcareous soils. Well-knit tannins lead this refined cuvée to a soft and respectable finish. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Lots of blackberries and tar, together with black-olive character on the nose and palate. Full-bodied and structured. A little raw, but should come around nicely with bottle age." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 12 months Tonneau/barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 30,30 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,40 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 71 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,67
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022+
      • Food Recommendations: Antipasti, grilled vegetables, cold cuts
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      11,21 €
    • "Rubio" Rosso Toscana IGT 2017 (BIO)

      “Rubio” Rosso Toscana IGT 2017 (BIO)

      Brilliant ruby red. Intense bouquet of small red berries, cherries and a violet-spice component. In the drink warm and full of forest fruits, cherries, flanked by a solid tannin framework. In the finish soft and long, medium bodied and very elegant. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Lots of dried fruit with orange-peel character. Hints of cedar, too. Medium body. Juicy fruit and a delicious finish." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 10 months stainless steel
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,00 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,50 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 78 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,50
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Food Recommendations: Pecorino, cold cuts
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-014
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      29152417 · 0,75 l · 15,47 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      11,60 €
    About the region
    Tuscany | Montalcino
     

    The Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most legendary success stories in viticulture in Italy. If not worldwide. Although a wine known as Brunello appears in old documents as early as the 14th century, it was born in 1888, when Clemente Santi first described a wine from his own Sangiovese clones, selected for years, as Brunello on the estate of his family Biondi-Santi, Il Greppo. He allowed the wine to mature for several years in large Slavonian oak barrels. Since until 1945 only four vintages were produced (1888, 1891, 1925 and 1945), the wine was in conversation because of its quality and became known beyond the borders. Today one would probably say cult wine to it. Because it was so rare, but at the same time of legendary quality, it also fetched an incredibly high price - for Italian wine until then. For a long time, Biondi-Santi was practically the only manufacturer, at least until the 1970s it was still the largest. Biondi-Santi is still one of the showpiece wineries today. And one of the most expensive.

    In 1966 Brunello di Montalcino became DOC, in 1980 the first DOCG in Italy, both simultaneously with the "little brother" Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. There were just 63,583 bottles of Brunello di Montalcino from the 1980 vintage and today there are over 10 million bottles. The then 700 hectares of cultivated land became 24,000 hectares, but only 3,500 for Brunello. The number of producers increased tenfold, among them many investors, also from abroad, who already leaf out half a million euros for one hectare that allows Brunello cultivation.

    Brunello di Montalcino is subject to strict production guidelines that are monitored by the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino. Each bottle carries a band with a number with which the wine can be traced back to the producer. All producers are represented in the Consorzio. By the way, this is the only Consorzio in Italy where this is the case. The yield is regulated, as are the grape varieties used for wines from Montalcino - Brunello, Rosso, Sant'Antimo and Moscadello di Montalcino - may be used.

    For Brunello di Montalcino this is 100% Sangiovese. Even today, the majority of clones can be traced back to the selection of Biondi-Santi. In recent years, clone selection has also been carried out at Castello Banfi under scientific direction. Here the Sangiovese grape is also simply called Brunello grape. Experts also call it Sangiovese Grosso because it is a clone with slightly larger berries than in Chianti, for example.

    Rosso di Montalcino also requires 100% Sangiovese, although the yield may be slightly higher and the wine marketed earlier. At Rosso Sant'Antimo other grape varieties are also allowed, but the main variety must always dominate at least 70%. Other red wines, mostly cuvées, are labelled as Rosso Toscana IGT.

    Montalcino is a small mountain town about 40 kilometers south of Siena. The vineyards are located in the surrounding hills at altitudes between 120 and 650m above sea level. The climate here is hot and dry, but is tempered by the altitude and the steady winds. The Sangiovese matures particularly well here. The soils are stony and barren throughout, the vines must have deep roots, which promotes minerality.

    Brunello may not be put on sale until after 1 January of the fifth year following the harvest. Before that, at least two years in the barrel (usually four) and subsequent bottle storage are required. In the case of Riserva, the ripening period is extended by one year. Names such as Altesino, Biondi Santi - Il Greppo, Casanova di Neri, Castello Banfi, Ciacci Piccolomini, Donna Olga, Il Poggione, Lisini, Mastrojanni, Poggio Antico, Siro Pacenti, Tenuta Fanti, Uccelleria or Valdicava have made the wine-growing region great. International awards are given year after year, the success: most of the top wines are exported and achieved considerable prizes. SUPERIORE.DE

    Facts

    We have divided Tuscany into the five most popular wine regions for you: Chianti and Chianti Classico Bolgheri Maremma Montalcino Montepulciano. This allows you to choose from the wide range of products on offer in each region.