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Silver Medal

 

 

 

 

 

Carpineta Fontalpino 2009 – Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Herbal, pine resin aromas.
Ripe, black cherry and redcurrant fruits infused with bitter liquorice notes.
Concentrated but not overbearing, delicious!

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Carpineta Fontalpino Do ut des 2010 – Toscana, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Elegant, berry fruits and floral aromas.
Sweet and savoury notes of blackberry and cherry layered with fresh herbs and tea leaf.

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Fattori Danieli 2011 – Soave, Veneto, Italy
(White – Still Dry) Elegant perfume of peach blossoms and wild herbs.
Bone dry, long and harmonious with a fresh mineral aftertaste. Hallmark Soave.

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Montauto Tiburzio 2010 – Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Seductive velvety texture.
Ripe black fruit and cassis flavours. International style, pure but yummy.
Good concentration but a tad hot on the finish.

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Bronze Medal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antico Colle Riserva Il Saggio 2007 – Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Smoky chocolate and tobacco aromas.
Earthy with bright, ripe blueberry fruit. Complex, old school style
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Fattori Motto Piane 2011 – Soave, Veneto, Italy
(White – Still Dry) Rich, ripe and full with chalky minerals and lemon fruit and more apple-like acidity.
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Ampeleia 2010 – Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Herbal, menthol aromas.
Ripe tannins overlain by blackcurrant fruit and hints of smoke and mint.

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Ampeleia Kepos 2011 – Costa Toscana, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Herbaceous and black olive aromas.
Crisp, spice layered with ripe cassis and juicy red plums. Soft, charismatic tannins.

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Apollonio Divoto Riserva 2007 – Copertino, Southern Italy, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Lifted coffee and herbal notes.
Forward dark cherry and integrated spice, oak and hints of resin.

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Tenute Silvio Nardi Vigneto Manachiara 2007 – Brunello Di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Massive ref fruit aromas with hints of oak.
Very tannic but with lovely fruit throughout.

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Vinea Familiae 2008 – Brunello Di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
(Red – Still Dry) Refined nose of black fruits, oriental spice and tobacco leaf.
The palate is elegant with hints of smoked meat notes.

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Commended

Montauto Arcione 2011 – Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy

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Rocca dei Mori Ujliesa Riserva 2008 – Squinzano, Southern Italy, Italy
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Tenute Silvio Nardi Poggio Doria 2006 – Brunello Di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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