Despite the challenges faced by Montalcino vintners during the 2018 vintage, the year represented a departure for this Tuscan region. After a string of hot, dry summers, the vintage offered both adequate rainfall and cooler temperatures, yielding wines that are like a breath of fresh air, particularly on the heels of the robust Brunellos that were produced only a year earlier, in the scorching, drought-influenced 2017 campaign.
Read senior editor Bruce Sanderson's tasting report on the latest red Sangiovese wines from Tuscany. Plus, get his scores and tasting notes for top wines and good values from Argiano, Castello Banfi, Caparzo and more.
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