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Talking Sangiovese

Consulting enologist Carlo Ferrini has worked with Tuscany’s signature red grape for more than 30 years
James Suckling
Issue: October 31, 2009


Carlo Ferrini was born and raised in Tuscany. His early dream was to make cheese, but the University of Florence didn't offer dairy science so he studied enology instead. Now, at 55, he is one of Italy's leading consulting enologists. I sat down with him recently to talk about Tuscany and Sangiovese, and his top scoring wines are listed here as well.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 6, 2009.

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