If I Could Buy Only One – Sept 16th, 2017 VINTAGES Release

As part of our VINTAGES recap, we asked our critics: “If you could buy only one wine from this release – which one would it be and why?”

Our picks from the Sept 16th VINTAGES release:

John Szabo, MS: Tuscan wines far overshadow those produced in neighbouring Umbria, but mainly for historic reasons rather than quality considerations. For the savvy buyer, this spells potential deals. Vineyards around the charming village of Montefalco have been producing fine wines for centuries, mainly from the local sagrantino grape, yielding well-structured, highly age worthy wines, now under the Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG. But for an earlier-maturing expression, Montefalco Rosso is the DOC to look for, made from a blend of mostly sangiovese with a splash of sagrantino and occasionally others. …

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