Le Pupille Morellino Di Scansano 2002

Red Wine from Tuscany, Italy

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    Winemaker's Notes

    Ruby red in color with black cherry reflections. This same intensity comes through on the nose as well with hints of fragrant violets. On the palate, this wine is refined and spicy with loads of mature fruit and berry accents. Recommended with wild game (particularly rabbit) and other roasted red meats.

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    Fatoria Le Pupille translates loosely to "the pupils." These are the local nicknames for two rounded hills topped with country houses located in the heart of the Maremma, in southwestern Tuscany. This was the birthplace of Elisabetta Geppetti's Fattoria Le Pupille, the estate that launched Morellino di Scansano (the family had been growing grapes there since 1852) and that today boasts 60 hectares of vineyards. As winemaker, Elisabetta Geppetti has carried the word - and wines - of her native land around the world, becoming the Maremma's honorary ambassador.

    Learn About Tuscany

    (TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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    Learn About Other Red Wine

    Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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