Tasting notes

Tasting notes

Tre Bicchieri and Due Bicchieri Rossi are the flagships of Vini d’Italia. A review that embraces small productions along with prestigious best sellers, involving the finest labels tasted by our experts: in this new monthly column we will take you on the journey of our tasting notes.

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Cantine  Astroni

Cantine Astroni

via Sartania, 48
Napoli
NA
081
5884182
A centuries-old tradition and vineyard terraces clinging to the outer slopes of the Astroni crater, Cantine Astroni enhances the unique territory of the Campi Flegrei. A total of 25 hectares carefully managed by Gerardo Vernazzaro, his wife Emanuela Russo and cousin Vincenzo. Kissed by the sea and made up of … Read more
Campi Flegrei Piedirosso Colle Rotondella 2019

Campi Flegrei Piedirosso Colle Rotondella 2019

Produced with grapes from the Tenuta Camaldoli at an altitude ranging from 230 to 300 metres above sea level, the Piedirosso Colle Rotondella ’19 wins the Tre Bicchieri. Luscious pomegranate … Read more

Batasiolo

Batasiolo

fraz. Annunziata, 87
La Morra
CN
0173
50130
Nine are the farmsteads owned by the Dogliani family with 120 hectares of vineyards, about half of which are planted with Nebbiolo; there are five excellent Barolo crus: Briccolina, Cerequio, Brunate, Bussia and Boscareto, the latter giving its name to the elegant spa resort with a top-notch restaurant and a … Read more
Barolo Briccolina 2016

Barolo Briccolina 2016

Winery’s historic crown jewel, Barolo Briccolina ’16 is pronunced on the palate, balancing balsamic and spicy nuances with depth of drinkability. An intense bouquet of black fruit and vanilla notes, … Read more
Barolo Cerequio 2016

Barolo Cerequio 2016

The Barolo Cerequio ’16 stands out among a wide-ranging selection of wines, enhanced by a number of high value crus.  Product of an excellent vintage, the Barolo Cerequio ’16 best … Read more

Ca'Viola

Ca’Viola

Dogliani
CN
0173
70547
Great oenologist, as demonstrated by the outcomes of the companies he consults throughout Italy, Beppe Caviola is above all a convinced wine craftsman. He relies indeed on his own exceptional tasting skills, rather than on the data obtained in his well-equipped analysis laboratory. The winery’s fame spread gradually thanks to … Read more
Barolo Sottocastello di Novello 2016

Barolo Sottocastello di Novello 2016

The Nebbiolo grapes that give life to this Barolo come from a vineyard of just under two hectares, facing south-east at an altitude of 450 metres. After being aged two … Read more

Camigliano

Camigliano

via d’Ingresso, 2
Montalcino
SI
0577
844068
It was the end of the 1950s when the Ghezzi family decided to restructure the centuries-old hamlet of Camigliano, turning it into the heartbeat of its production activity. A bond demonstrated by a long series of Brunello that surgically convey the Mediterranean atmosphere of this enclave, located at the western … Read more
Brunello di Montalcino 2015

Brunello di Montalcino 2015

It is the Brunello ’15 that made it to our finals, earning Camigliano again the Tre Bicchieri. A structured and full-bodied Brunello concealed behind elegance, balance and a cleanliness of … Read more
Brunello di Montalcino Paesaggio Inatteso 2015

Brunello di Montalcino Paesaggio Inatteso 2015

This Brunello arises from a selection of the estate’s best grapes from a single two-hectare vineyard. After 30 months in Slavonian oak and further ageing in the bottle, the Paesaggio … Read more

Castello di Querceto

Castello di Querceto

via Alessandro Francois, 2
Greve in Chianti
FI
055
85921
Home of the François family for over a century, Castello di Querceto plays an important role in the history of the Chianti Classico appellation. Situated in the Greve subzone, it is undoubtedly one of the most significant wineries in the area, with the wide extension of its vineyards and the … Read more
Chianti Cl. 2018

Chianti Cl. 2018

95% Sangiovese, with a bit of Canaiolo, Chianti Classico ’18 reveals a nice woody character with well-defined small red fruit aromas and spices, thus introducing a tasty, crisp and continuously … Read more

Cesarini Sforza

Cesarini Sforza

via Stella, 9
Trento
TN
0461
382200
The recent corporate synergy with the colossus Cavit does not in the least affect the autonomy of the historic Trentino sparkling wine company. A greater contribution on all sides, leading to a careful selection of wines to be turned into the more authentic Dolomitic vivacity. The Trentodoc wines – along … Read more
Trento Brut Aquila Reale 2010

Trento Brut Aquila Reale 2010

This time too, it did not disappoint us: the Trento Aquila Reale easily won our Tre Bicchieri. Elegant, harmonious, with a very long finish, thanks to the generous mouthfeel and … Read more

Fattoria di Magliano

Fattoria di Magliano

loc. Sterpeti, 10
Magliano in Toscana
GR
0564
593040
After ending his career as entrepreneur in the footwear sector, Agostino Lenci started in 1997 a wine project in the heart of the Maremma, a few steps from Magliano in Toscana. Released in 2003, his first labels impressed right away with their modern style, precision of execution and personality. After … Read more
Maremma Toscana Vermentino Pagliatura 2019

Maremma Toscana Vermentino Pagliatura 2019

The Maremma Vermentino Pagliatura ’19 combines intense aromas of a light touch of hay and citrus sensations, with a lively and continuous evolution on the palate that returns to herb … Read more

Monte del Frà

Monte del Frà

s.da per Custoza, 35
Sommacampagna
VR
045
510490
Literally nestled in the vineyards located on the gentle hills of Custoza, the Bonomo brothers’ winery is one of the prominent landmarks of Veronese oenology. A close bond with the land, that even the adventure in Valpolicella a few years ago has seen the family committed to acquiring the most … Read more
Custoza Sup. Ca' del Magro 2018

Custoza Sup. Ca’ del Magro 2018

The 2018 vintage brought aromas dominated by ripe, pulpy yellow fruit, backed up by citrusy and dried flower notes. In a savoury and very long finish, the wine glides across … Read more

Musso

Musso

via D. Cavazza, 5
Barbaresco
CN
0173
635129
Founded in 1929 by Sebastiano Musso in a certainly difficult time for winegrowing, the year 1968 marked winery’s great turning point, when his son Augusto decided to vinify and bottle all the grapes from his own vineyards and, even more, to acquire allotments in Pora and Rio Sordo. Today, the … Read more
Barbaresco Pora Ris. 2015

Barbaresco Pora Ris. 2015

Spectacular are the results achieved by the Pora cru: the modern Riserva di Barbaresco ’15 offers enveloping toasty aromas along with clear hints of fresh, lively fruit, while full and … Read more

Panizzi

Panizzi

loc. Santa Margherita, 34
San Gimignano
SI
0577
941576
A symbolic winery in San Gimignano. Founded by Giovanni Panizzi in the 1980s and now owned by Simone Niccolai, it was undoubtedly the first in the area to promote Vernaccia, enhancing its ageing potential, thus pushing many other producers to do the same. Today, while the white of the area … Read more
Vernaccia di S. Gimignano Ris. 2016

Vernaccia di S. Gimignano Ris. 2016

Once again, the winery wins the Tre Bicchieri with Vernaccia Riserva ’16. A wine with a complex and articulated bouquet, revealing flowery nuances of broom and chamomile, apricot and peach … Read more
Vernaccia di San Gimignano V. Santa Margherita 2018

Vernaccia di San Gimignano V. Santa Margherita 2018

Named after the locality, this vineyard is the birthplace of the Panizzi winery, a real cru in San Gimignano. The aromatic profile offers mainly white flower and citrusy notes, while … Read more

Polje

Polje

loc. Novali, 11
Cormòns
GO
0471
60660
Polje is the brand name created by brothers Luigi and Stefano Sutto, when they had the chance to acquire a winery in Novali di Cormons, whose foundation dates back to 1926. The name was inspired by the area’s characteristic dolines, called polje, created by erosion in the Julian Prealps. Successful … Read more
Collio Pinot Grigio 2019

Collio Pinot Grigio 2019

Pinot Grigio is one of the latest labels to join the Polje range. The stunning 2019 version is reminiscent of wild flowers and white peach, while soft, fresh, savoury and … Read more
Collio Sauvignon 2019

Collio Sauvignon 2019

Fermented and aged exclusively in steel, Polje’s Sauvignon is a white with intriguing notes of magnolia, sage, green pepper, cedar peel and passion fruit on the nose, while clean and … Read more

Terrecarsiche 1939

Terrecarsiche 1939

via Maestri del Lavoro 6/8
Castellana Grotte
BA
080
4962309
The Insalata family has been in the wine business for four generations, but the company’s foundation dates back only to ten years ago. Terrecarsiche 1939 has its headquarters and its own vineyards in the Gioia del Colle and Valle d’Itria appellation areas, but, thanks to the collaboration with trustworthy vintners … Read more
Gioia del Colle Primitivo Fanova 2018

Gioia del Colle Primitivo Fanova 2018

Again this year, Gioia del Colle Primitivo Fanova, among the best wines of the appellation, conquers our finals. Produced with bush-trained Primitivo grapes, the 2018 version reveals red fruit and … Read more

Cantina Valtidone

Cantina Valtidone

via Moretta, 58
Borgonovo Val Tidone
PC
0523
846411
Founded in 1966, this winery has grown in numbers (from 16 to 220 members) and size. In recent years, the desire to do more and better has grown as well, thus focusing on the selection of the best grapes from vines planted in the 1960s, in order to produce prominent … Read more
Arvange Pas Dosé M. Cl.

Arvange Pas Dosé M. Cl.

This year’s novelty is Arvange (“revenge” in the Piedmontese dialect of the young oenologist Francesco Fissore), a Pas Dosé based on Pinot Nero with 44 months on the lees, with … Read more
Perlage Brut M. Cl.

Perlage Brut M. Cl.

80% Pinot Nero with a small percentage of Chardonnay make a great perlage. After 30 months on the lees, it reveals aromas of herbs, peach and lime. Savoury, tense and … Read more

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Batasiolo

La Morra (CN) - Piedmont
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Ca’Viola

Dogliani (CN) - Piedmont
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Camigliano

Montalcino (SI) - Tuscany

 

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