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Producer Wine Vintage Publication Date Score Detail
Bollini Pinot Grigio Rosato Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT 2021 James Suckling 16/03/2022 90

Pale peach-colored rosé with aromas of fresh strawberries, chopped apples, cranberries and rose petals. It’s light-to medium-bodied with a fresh, crisp and fruity palate. Dry. Vegan. Drink now. Screw cap.

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva “Costa Grande” DOCG 2018 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 93

Made entirely with Sangiovese, this smooth red opens with aromas of ripe wild berry, underbrush, violet and dark spice. On the polished palate, refined tannins accompany baked plum, licorice and a hint of espresso. Drink 2023–2028.

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG 2018 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 91

The shy nose eventually reveals aromas recalling blue flower and spiced plum with a whiff of camphor. Soft and already approachable, the enveloping palate offers fleshy black-skinned fruit, blood orange and licorice framed in fine-grained tannins. Drink through 2028.

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2018 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 90

A blend of Sangiovese and 15% Canaiolo, Colorino and Mammolo, this offers dark-skinned fruit, violet and dried botanical herb aromas. Smooth and already approachable, the rounded palate features fleshy Morello cherry, star anise and coffee bean alongside polished, enveloping tannins. Drink through 2026.

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG 2016 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 99

Cellar Selection.

Delicate aromas recalling forest berry, rose, violet and wild herb shape the enticing nose. The savory, elegantly structured palate features juicy red cherry, spiced cranberry, star anise and a hint of tobacco set against taut, fine-grained tannins. Fresh acidity keeps it well balanced and focused. A wonderful expression of the fantastic vintage from one of Montalcino’s most historic producers, it boasts great aging potential. Drink 2026–2046.

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2017 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 92

This has aromas of camphor, cedar and oak-driven spice. On the tight, rather assertive palate, a backbone of fine-grained tannins underscore dried cherry, prune, licorice and tobacco. Drink 2024–2029.

Tenuta Bellafonte Montefalco Sagrantino “Collenottolo” DOCG 2014 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 93

Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in large Slavonian casks, this opens with earthy aromas of black-skinned berries, leather and spice. The savory palate offers blackberry, licorice and white pepper alongside fine-grained tannins. Drink 2023–2032.

Tenuta Bellafonte Montefalco Sagrantino “Collenottolo” DOCG 2013 Wine Enthusiast 15/03/2022 92

Aromas of cassis, underbrush and baking spice emerge from the glass. The concentrated palate offers blackberry jam, licorice and black pepper alongside taut, polished tannins. Drink through 2028.

Castello di Querceto Cignale Toscana IGT 2015 Robb Report 14/03/2022

This Cignale blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (90 percent) and Merlot (10 percent) from Castello di Querceto opens with intensely fragrant rose petals and citrus blossoms wafting over dark, briary blackberry aromas. What follows is both vibrant and structured. Red and black fruit flavors are seasoned with orange peel and a balsamic character, with grippy tannins and red earth lingering on the finish. 

Bollini Pinot Nero Riserva Trentino DOC 2017 Luca Maroni 01/03/2022 96

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