Super Tuscan

    rating george clooney’s wedding wine

    … dinner party the owner of Da Ivo, one of GC’s go-to resto’s, gave him a magnum of Sassicaia, known as one of the best Super Tuscans out there. However, he gave them the 2010 vintage (which goes for about $450). That’s like wearing a Zac Posen dress before it’s properly sewn together. A hearty red blend of Cab and Sangiovese shouldn’t be drunk for about…

    1 readers - By grapefriend

    Sensi Mantello 2009 Sangiovese- Shiraz, Tuscany

    … of the largest producers in the region and has had a rich, successful presence in the Tuscan Hills for 120 years. This Mantello Sangiovese-Shiraz is an IGT wine and the makers have the same freedom to break the rules as producers of Super Tuscan wines. IGT wines can mix traditional Italian grapes like Sangiovese and Nebiollo with Cabernet or Shiraz…

    6 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    Tortarossa Another Great Super Tuscan With Rich Flavors

    …Tortarossa Another Great Super Tuscan With Rich Flavors - Tortarossa (Red Cake) Rosso Toscana 2011, Tuscany Cost: $14-16 This is a Super Tuscan blend made by Alessandro Bocci, one of Maremma’s most talented winemakers, in a style that matches the catchy label showing an acrobat doing a one-armed handstand and balanceing a piece of red cake…

    5 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

    Caiarossa: Under The Tuscan Sun

    …Caiarossa Picture Credit: Caiarossa Estate Nestled on the Tuscan coast in the Val di Cecina, Caiarossa sits as a nexus of natural beauty encompassed by its vineyards. The estate produces four wines: two reds, a dry white and a late harvest white. I recently had the chance to taste the reds, and was impressed by their quality, and complexity…

    5 readers - By Andy Mccallion/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog

    Bolgheri

    …Bolgheri Serdar Kahraman May 8, 2014 @sommblog Bolgheri – cradle of Italian wine culture, unique terroir, whose fame is based on the great wines of the world of international varieties. Phenomenon of Italian winemaking in the 1970`s was called Super Tuscan wines. Super Tuscan wines referred to wines produced in Tuscany, but not in accordance…

    4 readers - By Serdar Kahraman/ Sommblog