Sassicaia among the most sought-after wines worldwide, and other Italian wineries excel 

Feb 28 2024, 16:38
Wine Searcher Ranks the most sought-after wines in the world. Among the top one hundred positions, 8 wines are renowned names in Italian winemaking. Here are the details

The Sassicaia stands out as one of Italy's oenological excellences, ranking sixth in Wine Searcher's "Top 100 most searched-for wines and spirits," among significant references in international winemaking. In fact, within the top 100 positions, eight wines are renowned Italian labels. Here are the details

The first 10 positions in the ranking

Wine-Searcher processes around 650,000 searches daily, tracking the search frequency of over 800,000 wines and spirits to outline and analyze market trends. France dominates the top positions with labels from Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne. The most sought-after wine globally, Petrus from Pomerol, claims the first position, followed by Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Dom Perignon Brut Champagne. Another French label, Chateau Lafite Rothschild, secures the fourth position, while just ahead of Sassicaia is a spirit: Premium Grain Vodka M2 Magic Moments. Completing the top 10 are other Bordeaux greats such as Chateau Margaux and Chateau Latour at positions 7 and 8, the Signature Rare Aged Whisky, and the renowned Romanée-Conti Grand Cru from Domaine de la Romanée Conti.

Italy in the top 100

Concerning Italian references, Tuscany dominates with a total of seven out of eight wines in the ranking. Alongside Sassicaia, Antinori's Tignanello takes the 24th position, preceding Masseto and Ornellaia (both from the Frescobaldi group) and Antinori's Solaia (positions 40, 43, and 57). Piedmont makes its appearance at position 83 with Giacomo Conterno's Monfortino Riserva, followed closely by Fontodi's Flaccianello della Pieve at position number 94. Closing the ranking at position one hundred is Argiano's Brunello di Montalcino, which secured the top spot in Wine Spectator's ranking.

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