A ruby red wine with garnet hues. The nose has prominent aromas of cherry with hints of leather and coffee. The palate is dry and velvety with intense cherry flavours and notes of liquorice through to a long, harmonious finish.
Dogajolo Rosso IGT Toscana Carpineto - the Carpineto estate affectionately refers to Dogajolo as its "baby super-Tuscan". Made with 70% Sangiovese, and 30% Cabernet plus a secret mix of "other varieties", Dogajolo is aged in small wooden barrels to give a structured, ripe, earthy wine with hints of tanned leather.
Castiglioni Chianti is a vibrant, berry-scented Tuscan red made from 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot. Wild berry fruit dominates the nose, whilst the palate is velvety and spicy, with a lingering finish.
Carpineto Chianti Classico is a delicious, dark cherry scented Italian red, from the superior Chianti Classico sub-zone of Chianti, in the beautiful olive and cypress-studded countryside between Florence and Siena. Made from 80% Sangiovese, with 20% Canaiolo and other red grape varieties.
Chianti Classico San Jacopo Castello Vicchiomaggio is a traditional Chianti Classico, made from Sangiovese with 5% each of Canaiolo and Colorino grapes and aged for 6 months in large oak casks. The wine is full-bodied wine with plenty of dark cherry and spice flavours, and lovely balancing acidity.
Terre More dell Ammiraglia Maremma Toscana, from the Marchesi de Frescobaldi, has wonderful aromas of deep, dark fruits- blackberry and blackcurrant giving way to spiced notes of liquorice and vanilla. Enveloping and beautifully complex, with fine and elegant tannins and a deliciously, long finish.
Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva shows intense fruit notes of wild blackberry, blueberry, raspberry and dark cherry emerge initially on the nose, gradually yielding to more pungent impressions of sage, rosemary, vanilla, and cinnamon. The wine is aged for 2 years in wooden barriques.
Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva was aged in French and Slovenian oak for more than a year, to give complex aromas of cherry and vanilla spice. Made from 80% Sangiovese, with 20% Canaiolo and other red grape varieties.
Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva is a blend of 90% Sangiovese Grosso (Prugnolo Gentile) and 10% Canaiolo Nero. The wine is aged for 2 years in large Slavonian oval oak barrels, with a small part in French oak barrels, before bottling, which gives the wine earthy dark liquorice tones, a smooth palate with lovely weight and an elegant, long...
Chianti Classico Riserva Agostino Petri is made from 90% Sangiovese and 5% each of Canaiolo and Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is kept in small barriques for six months, then large botti for nine more. Spiced plum and ripe, dark cherry fruit flavours are underpinned by lively acidity and lovely fine tannins.
A refined and elegant Chianti Classico that delivers floral aromas along with fruity notes of wild blackberry, raspberry and cherry. Complex nuances of eucalyptus, thyme, graphite and spicy pink pepper lead to the rich, velvety palate. Intense and persistent, with a pleasant walnut note on the finish.
Campo ai Sassi is a brilliant ruby-red colour. Intense aromas of blackcurrant and herbal notes on the nose. Fresh notes of mint, liquorice, cardamom and floral notes of violet on the palate. The mouthfeel offers the classic tannin texture of Sangiovese di Montalcino; smooth and dense with good structure.
Tenuta di Castiglioni is an extraordinary Super-Tuscan blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with a dash of Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese. A wine of brilliant clarity with bright red fruit notes, layered with spicy hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, roast cocoa and hazelnut. The palate is warm, with balsamic, spicy notes, cherry and coffee flavours.
Carpineto Farnito Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana is the Carpineto estate's premium Super-Tuscan, made from grapes picked from three one-hectare vineyards situated in the provinces of Florence and Arezzo. Aged for 1 year in barriques, the wine shows rich flavours of vanilla, spice and cassis, with a ripe, long finish.
Pietraregia dell Ammiraglia Morellino di Scansano Riserva, from the Marchesi de Frescobaldi, is the very quintessence of oak aged Tuscan Sangiovese: hints of bramble, blackcurrant and plum on the nose, accompanied by notes of violet and balsamic hints. Intense, soft and well-balanced on the palate; the finish is spicy, with touches of pepper.
Ripa delle More Castello Vicchiomaggio is an aristocratic blend of 60% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot, aged in small barriques for up to 2 years. Low vine yields ensure that the wine is intense and powerful, bursting with ripe prune and herb flavours.