Classic Supertuscans from great vintages
31 Mar 2005 by JR
Tasting notes and scores on all 17 wines tasted recently at Gidleigh Park plus a preview of 2002s from Ornellaia and Sassicaia. These are the wines served in the Gidleigh Park Tuscan tasting about which I write in wine news on 02 apr. I’ve given approximate grape make-up of each wine as well as a very rough price per bottle, if you were able to buy a single bottle. These wines are available mainly on the fine wine market by the case. We went backwards in time, starting with Sangiovese-dominated wines but then generally tasting Bordeaux blends. A tasting of some top Tuscan 1990 Sangioveses at Gidleigh in 1996, with Scottish...

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