Richard Baudains' top Tuscan reds

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The future is bright, says Richard Baudains, who reveals that far from resting on its laurels, Tuscany is reinventing itself by going back to its roots, and remains Italy's most exciting wine region. See his eclectic selection of top Tuscan reds
Montevertine, Le Pergole Torte
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Montevertine, Le Pergole Torte 2010

Montevertine, Le Pergole Torte 2010
19/20pts (96/100pts)
The first rebel, 100% Sangiovese Super Tuscan. A hymn to the variety. The nose of pure red cherry develops amazing
complexity and refinement: wild strawberry, ferns, iris, hints of dark chocolate, and an underlying flinty mineral quality. Deep, compact and focused with huge intensity and length in the finish. Try to resist drinking for four or five years.
Price: £72–£85 Swig, The Solent Cellar
Drink 2015–2025
Alc 13.5%

Montevertine, Le Pergole Torte
Antinori, Tignanello 2010
Castellin Villa Chianti Classico Poggio delle Rose