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The once and future king of Brunello: Gianni Maccari

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Look at the color of Gianni Maccari's Brunello. That's the hue of classic Sangiovese.
When my client Ethica Wines sent me to Italy a year ago in January, their Brunello producer Ridolfi wasn't even on my radar.
Montalcino is where I first became interested in wine (while I was a grad student in Italy in the late 80s) thanks to one of the town's leading sommeliers at the time. It's the appellation I know possibly better than any other because of my extended time on the ground there and my work for some of the DOCG's top players. But I had never even heard of newcomer Ridolfi when I saw the...
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