10 Italian Wines Showcased by Wine Spectator

In a recent event featured in the Wine Spectator, the :Wine Experience’s: final seminar, “The Best of the Boot,” panelists tasted a vast array of wines ranging from sparkling wine to  Barolo to Amarone.

Biondi-Santi poured a unique Brunello

Click here for full Wine Spectator article: The Best of the Boot Wines

1) Ferrari Brut Trento Giulio Ferrari Riserva del Fondatore 2001 (91 points, $100)
2) Jermann Venezia-Giulia Vintage Tunina 2009 (NYR, $NA)
3) Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto Riserva 2007 (NYR, $NA)
4) Gaja Nebbiolo Langhe Conteisa 2008 (NYR, $240)
5) Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Vigneto Bellavista 2007 (93, $200)
6) Biondi-Santi Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Greppo Riserva 2006 (97, $600)
7) Antinori Toscana Tignanello 2008 (92, $105)
8) Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri-Sassicaia Sassicaia 2008 (94, $220)
9) Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore Ornellaia 2009 (94, $215)
10) Masi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Mazzano 2003 (93, $200)

Rosso di Montalcino: The “Little Brother” Wine

Since I am headed for Tuscany tomorrow,  I especially enjoyed this article on wines from Montalcino in Tuscany.  The “Big Brother” is, of course, Brunello di Montalcino>

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