December 15, 1998 A Uniquely Tuscan Style Regardless of Grape Variety A common personality emerges in our largest tasting ever of Italian wines By James Suckling Carlo Ferrini, a well-respected consulting enologist in Tuscany, looked slightly annoyed as he described how the region's indigenous grape, Sangiovese, appeared to be taking a back seat to such international varieties as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in gaining the attention of wine connoisseurs around the world.
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