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    As opposed to most Prosecco this is bone-dry and crisp and offers a delicate floral bouquet as well as peach and citrus flavours which keep lingering on the palate. This makes for a fabulous aperitif.

  • Az Ag Frozza is a tiny family run estate of 8 hectares situated in the very heart of the Valdobbiadene Doc -Colbertaldo Vidor, long recognised in the region for producing terroir infused Prosecco from extreme steep mountain side vineyards in prized sites. Giovanni and his family do everything out in the vineyards as well as the cellar, there are no consulting winemakers, no cultured yeasts and no purchased grapes; rather 100% estate old vines (25-50 years) tended with the traditional pergola system reproduced from massale cuttings and located in the most extreme , rocky, steep parcels to be found in the Valdobbiadene area. Vine density is 4000-5000 vines per hectare.

  • Az Ag Frozza is a tiny family run estate of 8 hectares situated in the very heart of the Valdobbiadene Doc -Colbertaldo Vidor, long recognised in the region for producing terroir infused Prosecco from extreme steep mountain side vineyards in prized sites. Giovanni and his family do everything out in the vineyards as well as the cellar, there are no consulting winemakers, no cultured yeasts and no purchased grapes; rather 100% estate old vines (25-50 years) tended with the traditional pergola system reproduced from massale cuttings and located in the most extreme , rocky, steep parcels to be found in the Valdobbiadene area. Vine density is 4000-5000 vines per hectare. This is the driest and raciest of the three cuvées, with a stunning mix of intensity and refinement.

  • Az Ag Frozza is a tiny family run estate of 8 hectares situated in the very heart of the Valdobbiadene Doc -Colbertaldo Vidor, long recognised in the region for producing terroir infused Prosecco from extreme steep mountain side vineyards in prized sites. Giovanni and his family do everything out in the vineyards as well as the cellar, there are no consulting winemakers, no cultured yeasts and no purchased grapes; rather 100% estate old vines (25-50 years) tended with the traditional pergola system reproduced from massale cuttings and located in the most extreme , rocky, steep parcels to be found in the Valdobbiadene area. Vine density is 4000-5000 vines per hectare. This lovely example is bright and lively with impressive intensity and weight.

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    As opposed to most Prosecco this is bone-dry and crisp and offers a delicate floral bouquet as well as peach and citrus flavours which keep lingering on the palate. This makes for a fabulous aperitif.

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    Limited production of select grapes, early harvest and fermentation in low temperature autoclaves to heighten delicacy and flavour.

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    Marco’s brilliant Vin Santo was made from 100% Malvasia di Toscana in 2008. The bunches are hung one by one on nets in a well-ventilated space under the rafters where the grapes are affected by noble rot. Workers come in every ten days or so and remove the grapes that are ready until about January when the pressing takes place. The thick juice is then aged in casks for about six years and allowed to mellow somewhat. The 2008 has almost 400 grams per litre of residual sugar, not that you would know it from the balanced acidity. It is pure nectar to taste (well drink, as it is impossible to spit this out), intensely concentrated and everchanging, aromas of walnut, syrup, gingerbread with intense butterscotch on the palate. Hugely complex. Marco describes it as ‘poetry to pour’!

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    This comes from one of the area’s great vineyards 400 metres above sea level and yields are low. Consequently it is more structured and substantial but there is still a beautiful sense of refinement about it. The wine undergoes a fairly long fermentation, is aged in small barrels and is bottled unfined and unfiltered. With almost 5 hectares planted here it is the most important vineyard at the estate.

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    Along with the Barbaresco Paje this is the other signature wine of the domaine. It has phenomenal finesse and brightness and will seduce everyone who tastes it. Drink from 2015. Vines here were planted in 1937, maceration last 70-90 days. spends about 5 years in medium sized botte. Mint, Anise, leather and tobacco flavours dominate, it is lively, fresh with piercing acidity.

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    This spends about a year in large Slavonian barrels (not new) and is full of rounded yet structured fruit. The pre-phylloxera version shares the same grape but there the similarities stop and it’s quite a different animal. The vines are planted high up (520 metres above sea level) in Berri, near La Morra on sandy chalky soil where there is excellent exposure. Yields are low and the wine is very concentrated but the acid is concentrated too and there is great freshness and precision running through the wine. Very limited but a genuinely exciting wines.

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    This has recently been voted as one of the Best 50 Italian wines and it’s not hard to see why. Vinified in large wooden vats and aged for 24 months in botti, this has power, weight and elegance. The nose is complex with red berries and star anise opening up into figs, bay leaves and underbrush. The power comes through on the palate but it maintains a sense of poise. This will age for decades - a super Tuscan without the hefty price tag.

  • The estate’s flagship red (old vine Merlot) is fermented and macerated for a long time in open oak vats. It then spends two years in new barrels, and after bottling spends at least 18 months in bottle before being released. Generous, jammy fruit exudes from this ethereal, medium bodied wine. Layers of grilled herbs, smoked paprika and minerality are wrapped up with melting, fine, sweet tannins. It is vibrant yet graceful and will age for many years to come.

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  • This has more density and warmth with aromas of baked cherries, plum, licorice and leather. The palate is accessible and rich with sweet spice and tobbacco notes, but still has the customary elegance you find in these wines. It controls the heat of the vintage well.

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    This spends about a year in large Slavonian barrels (not new) and is full of rounded yet structured fruit. The pre-phylloxera version shares the same grape but there the similarities stop and it’s quite a different animal. The vines are planted high up (520 metres above sea level) in Berri, near La Morra on sandy chalky soil where there is excellent exposure. Yields are low and the wine is very concentrated but the acid is concentrated too and there is great freshness and precision running through the wine. Very limited but a genuinely exciting wines.

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    The vines are planted in Neive and produce a wine that combines both a full character and a sense of elegance.

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    Following Marco Ricasoli`s desires, GEREMIA expresses the terroir of Monti in Chianti with the Bordeaux varietals, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (65 and 35%, respectively). It ages exclusively in medium-toast barriques from Allier for about 24 months, after which it is bottled without filtration and bottle aged for another 18 months. It is a powerful, intense wine that also displays elegance and balance, and expresses the character of the terroir. Intense ruby, with violet nail, and with complex aromas that bring to mind sour cherries, currants and other wild berry fruit, mingled with licorice and vanilla. A wine of great structure and complexity, which is soft and velvety thanks to its richness and the perfect ripeness of the tannins. Annual production is about 12,000 bottles.

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    Le Potazzine is a mere five hectares of vines, four of which are located around the cellar. The rest comes from a planting further south which helps add an extra dimension and level of complexity to the wines. Previously this wine was aged in stainless steel but now it is aged in large oak foudres, though not new. It is all about purity, refinement and balance with coolness of fruit and stylish tannins. Drink from 2015.

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    This spends about a year in large Slavonian barrels (not new) and is full of rounded yet structured fruit. The pre-phylloxera version shares the same grape but there the similarities stop and it’s quite a different animal. The vines are planted high up (520 metres above sea level) in Berri, near La Morra on sandy chalky soil where there is excellent exposure. Yields are low and the wine is very concentrated but the acid is concentrated too and there is great freshness and precision running through the wine. Very limited but a genuinely exciting wines.

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    This used to be a 50/50 blend of Barbera and Nebbiolo but from the 2012 vintage it has become a straight Nebbiolo. In both guises it provides a lot of wine for the money. Made without oak, this is a brilliantly pure example. Must be tried.

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    This spends about a year in large Slavonian barrels (not new) and is full of rounded yet structured fruit. The pre-phylloxera version shares the same grape but there the similarities stop and it’s quite a different animal. The vines are planted high up (520 metres above sea level) in Berri, near La Morra on sandy chalky soil where there is excellent exposure. Yields are low and the wine is very concentrated but the acid is concentrated too and there is great freshness and precision running through the wine. Very limited but a genuinely exciting wines.

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    The vines are planted in Neive and produce a wine that combines both a full character and a sense of elegance.

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    A refreshing, delicate Nebbiolo featuring flavous such as strawberries and dried rose petals with a nice clove, spicy hint driven by Vespolina grape. This is is approachable earlier than the Gattinara, which always needs a year or two longer in bottle, and is drinking already.

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