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    2010 Ombrone, Sant’Antimo, Cupano, Tuscany, Italy

    …2010 Ombrone, Sant’Antimo, Cupano, Tuscany, Italy (£49.00, reduced to £258 for six bottles (£43.00 each) for MoneyWeek readers only, Swig tel. 08000 272272).  I enjoyed a lunch with one of my wine heroes, ex-cinematographer turned wine guru Lionel Cousin, the other day.  You may remember […]…

    5 readers - By Matthew Jukes

    Weekend Wine Notes: 10 Under $20

    … Your eyes do not deceive you, My Readers. Today’s Weekend Wine Notes offer 10 wines priced under $20, in actuality, from about $12 to $19. We flaunt our eclectic nature today, reaching from various regions of California to Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Argentina and Australia, and embracing many grape varieties and styles of wine. As usual…

    7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

    Some great wines at lunch, including Cristal, Faively Corton and Schlumberger GC Saering

    …, with great definition and good structure. Very stylish wine. 95/100 Castiglion Del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino 2008 Tuscany, Italy Sweet, pure black cherry and plum fruit with some spice and mineral notes. A ripe, textured wine that’s rich yet balanced, with hints of leather and herbs. 92/100 Ramos Pinto Late Bottled Vintage Port 2009 Douro, Portugal Sweet, ripe, spicy and rich with warm, sleek blackberry and black cherry fruit. A rich, sweet wine with freshness and purity. 91/100 …

    3 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Quick Sip: La Massa 2011 Toscana

    …, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with the centerpiece of Tuscany, Sangiovese, as well as a splash of Alicante Bouschet. The La Massa 2011 Toscana represents good value for the money and is an ideal choice for everyday drinking or the dinner table. For further information and where you can find this wine, please see my tasting notes below La Massa…

    1 readers - By My Vine Spot