Monica Larner wowed by the Tuscan Maremma Vermentino. In her report focused on the wines of the DOC, the authoritative critic of The Wine Advocate-Robert Parker revealed that she was surprised by the wines made with the most popular white grape variety of this part of Tuscany.
Domini Castellare di Castellina group in the top 10 of the best Italian reds. I Sodi di San Niccolò 2017 by Castellare di Castellina, historic Chianti Classico winery, and Baffonero 2018 by Rocca di Frassinello in the Tuscan Maremma are in fact at the top of the annual ranking released by the Italian magazine Gentleman which adds up the ratings of the main Italian wine guides and those of the four most authoritative international evaluators (Wine Spectator, Wine Advocate by Robert Parker, Vinous by Antonio Galloni and James Suckling.com). I Sodi di San Niccolò 2017 won 6th place, with 665 total points, followed by Baffonero 2018, ranked 7th with 656.83 points.
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Wine Spectator October issue, Bruce Sanderson dedicates an article to his Tuscan tastings, defining the 2017 vintage of I Sodi di S. Niccolò “exceptional”. A great result for this vintage that marks the 40 harvests of Castellare di Castellina’s flagship wine, celebrated with a total-black limited edition.
Insider Weekly column of the wine bible, Castellare flagship wine is the Italian label with the highest score.
Gentleman magazine’s ranking obtained by adding the scores awarded by the Italian and international guides. The Super Tuscan by Castellare di Castellina now ranks first, followed by Solaia and Sassicaia.
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