Fuligni, Paradiso di Manfredi, and more newly released Brunello/Rosso wines

My tasting of the newly release Brunello/Rosso/Brunello riserva wines continue. Some misses, but several good ‘hits’, too. 2014 Il Paradiso (Manfredi) Brunello di MontalcinoSangiovese 9/26/2019 – Wonderful. I’m really in love with the sous bois/soil aromas in this vintage, as they lend even more character, and freshness. The entry is medium-bodied, elegant, and also substantive in…

New releases: Brunello, Rosso, Riserva (pt.1)

Over time the wines of this region have really captured my attention, and my hear. Having had the benefit of tasting many producers back to the early 70s has taught me just how noble Sangiovese (Grosso, too) is. 2014 Caprili Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 9/24/2019 – Darker brick red color, clear throughout. Plenty of soil-driven character here,…

More new releases from Chianti Classico

This post has a good mix of Classico, Classico Riserva, some IGT, and more. I hope you find something interesting, and or new. If so, drop me a line. Thanks, Tim. italianwinereviews@gmail.com. Saluti. 2013 Fattoria Poggiopiano Rosso di Sera Toscana IGT Sangiovese Blend 9/20/2019 – I tend to shy away from new wood/barrique, generally speaking. But, as…