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Golf Lakes

“…Salve, o venusta Sirmio, atque ero gaude: gaudete vosque, o Lydiae lacus undae: ridete, quicquid est domi cachinnorum!”

(“… Hello, dear Sirmione, rejoice of your lord; and rejoice you, Lydian waves of the lake: all of you echo and laugh of the house!” – Caio Valerio Catullo)

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Brunello di Montalcino 2015, just released

Brunello di Montalcino is the Tuscan wine with the longest maturation: it requires over 4 years of ageing. By law, it must remain in wooden barrels for at least 24 months and can only be put on sale starting from January of the fifth year following the harvest. So, this year the 2015’s Brunello are coming out (2016’s Brunello will be released from January 2021).

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Great Merlot made in Tuscany

Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot is a successful grape of Bordeaux region in France, that has been planted all over the world. There are sought-after wines made with Merlot like Château Petrus in Pomerol (France). At the same time, Merlot is sometimes blamed for its simplicity.

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I Balzini – Wines produced with passion in the heart of Tuscany

In a border area between the Chianti Classico and the Val d’Elsa, halfway from Florence and Siena, overlooking the marvellous city of San Gimignano and its towers, for almost 40 years I Balzini has been producing long-lived, elegant wines. The winery was founded by Vincenzo D’Isanto, later joined by his wife Antonella and more recently by his daughter Diana. Since few years Diana is leading the family business.

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