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.
The top score changes
96/100 pts to Baffonero 2017 described as “faboluos” to 94/100 pts to Rocca di Frassinello 2018, the wine critic Antonio Galloni awards Rocca di Frassinello new vintages.
“They produce world-class wines; they are leaders in their regions; and witness the diversity, heritage and authenticity that are the hallmarks of Italian wine”. With these words, Wine Spectator executive editor, Tom Matthews, describes the 34 Italian best wineries that have been always awarded by OperaWine during the 10 editions of the event.