Tuscan Wines for Winter | WYPR

Tuscan Wines for Winter

Jan 18, 2017

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Al and Hugh give their picks for the best Tuscan wines to drink this winter.

Strozzi Campo al Capriolo Bolgheri '13 *** $$

(Super-Tuscan red, smooth, silky, high quality from great region)

Strozzi Morellino di Scansano '12 **1/2 $$

(Sangivoese/Cilieglolo blend, fresh and fruity, very food friendly)

Illuminatti Riparosso Montelpulciano d'Abruzzo '14 *1/2 $

(Lean, tannic, but built for café drinking)

Grignano Chianti Ruffina '11 ** $

(Perfect wine for tomato sauce, 5 years old and drinking well)

Price and Quality Keys

$=less than $20    * = decent 

$$= $20-40            ** = very good

$$$=$40-60          *** = superb

$$$$=above $60  ****= elite

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Reds Wine and Spirits