What Is Bolgheri wine?
Bolgheri is a relatively young yet prestigious Italian appellation located in the Maremma on the Tuscan coast just to the south of Livorno, and named after a town in the north of the region. It is known mainly for deeply coloured, supple yet ageworthy red wines, usually based on the Bordeaux grape varieties.
What type of wine is guado al Tasso?
Tenuta Guado al Tasso is a Tuscan wine estate located on rolling hills near the coast in the Bolgheri amphitheater. It is a part of the Marchesi Antinori group, and is known for its wines made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, rather than the region’s famous Sangiovese grape.
What does guado al Tasso mean?
Guado al Tasso, meaning literally “Badger’s Ford”, takes its name from a common sight at the estate of Tenuta Guado al Tasso, Bolgheri, where it is produced.
What type of wine is Il Bruciato?
Il Bruciato was first produced in 2002 in one of the most difficult vintages ever for the Guado al Tasso estate. The wine is a modern interpretation of Bolgheri’s unique terroir made from carefully selected Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah grapes from Guado al Tasso’s vineyards.
Is guado al Tasso a Super Tuscan?
Guado al Tasso is one of the most famous Super Tuscan wines. The Super Tuscans were born. The very first Super Tuscan was called Sassicaia and was commercially released by the Incisa della Rocchetta family in 1968. This was followed by Tignanello by Piero Antinori in 1974 (with the 1971 vintage).
Who owns guado al Tasso?
Guado al Tasso, which was formerly called Tenuta Belvedere produces Bolgheri DOC and Maremma Toscana DOC wines. Owner: Marchesi Antinori. The house was built by Piero Antinori’s parents after they had married in the 1920s.
Is Il Bruciato a Super Tuscan?
Il Bruciato Bolgheri DOC 2020 – Guado al Tasso The Il Bruciato Bolgheri DOC of Guado al Tasso is the supertuscan topper of the Antinori winery on the Tuscan Mediterranean coast. On the palate, this remarkable red wine from Guado al Tasso is full-bodied, very round and wonderfully pleasant.
When did Bolgheri become Doc?
When the Bolgheri DOC was created in 1983 it initially recognised white and pink wines only, to the extent that ‘rosato was the standard style before the advent of of the claret [Bordeaux red wine] style,’ (Nicolas Belfrage: 2001, p. 397).