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At the annual survey "Top 100 Weine des Jahres" promoted by the German magazine Weinwirtschaft, our wines have obtained the following results:
Prosecco Special Cuvée Zonin: 2nd place category Prosecco
Prosecco Spumante DOC Tenuta Ca’ Bolani: 3rd place category Prosecco
Importers, Agents, Distributors, but also Wineries / Shops, Cooperatives submitted a total of more than 600 wines. Among these, the jury of Weinwirtschaft chose the www.uveg.edu.mx 100 best wines. The end result that led to the assignment of prizes is the sum of only today cialis side effects the scores obtained in matching the following criteria chosen by the editorial team of the magazine: quality / taste, quality/price, market value, image and cialis blood thinner marketing project.
The top 100 wines of the year will be presented in Weinwirtschaft 1/2015 of January 16, 2015.
The authoritative wine expert Ian d'Agata tasted our Tuscan wines for Vinous, the website created by the wine critic Antonio Galloni that has recently acquired the famous Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar publication. Here following our scores:
91+ points Castello d'Albola Il Solatio Chianti Classico Docg Gran Selezione 2010
89 points Castello d'Albola Chianti Classico Docg 2011
89 points Rocca di Montemassi Rocca di Montemassi 2011
89 points Rocca di Montemassi Calasole Vermentino 2013
In the October 2014 (#215) Issue of Robert Parker's Wine Advocate the US journalist Monica Larner published the article "Getting it right Chianti Classico" and reviewed, among others, our Castello d'Albola wines with excellent results:
Il Solatio Chianti Classico Docg Gran Selezione 2010 92 points
Chianti Classico Docg Riserva 2010 91 points
Acciaiolo Toscana Igt 2011 90 points
Monica Larner had great words for Il Solatio and Castello d’Albola: "The 2010 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Il Solatio shows a deeply streamlined and traditional style with elegant tones of blanched almond, forest berry, dried blueberry and wild flower. The use of oak is http://www.privateeryachts.com/viagra-samples-in-canada supportive, but absolutely unobtrusive. Of the various Gran Selezione wines I tasted, Il Solatio was most faithful to buy viagra overnight a traditional school within this new category. I am thoroughly encouraged by the recent stylistic improvements being made at Castello d’Albola. The beautiful 2010 vintage is the perfect showcase for recent investments and winemaking tweaks put forth by the Zonin family who owns this landmark estate. Because Castello d’Albola has some of robert-alonso-photos.com the highest vineyards in Radda in Chianti, the wines are consequently more streamlined, tight and wow it's great levitra online shop bright in terms of acidity. They represent a “classic” interpretation of Chianti Classico and I found that to be true in 2010 (a temperate vintage) more than ever.
On Sunday October 26th our Zonin Prosecco 1821 was served and greatly appreciated in an eye catching bar area in Sydney, at the Norton Street Italian Festa, the largest street and community festival in all of Australia. The event, attended by more the than 130.000 visitors, was held in the heart of Sydney’s Italian community on Norton Street in Leichhardt and showcased everything that has made ‘Italian’ a synonym for fashion, style and great taste. See pictures in attachment.
Our Castello d'Albola Il Solatio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2010 scored 91 points in the James Suckling "Tasting Report: A Bounty of Outstanding Tuscan Wines". The results were published last October 20th in the famous US wine critic website www.jamessuckling.com
The Drinks Business, very well know UK Magazine, recently held the Global Masters blind tasting for the Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay category, with a panel of masters of only here pharmacy viagra wine, masters sommelier and senior wine buyers. Our wines received the http://www.ecogeek.org/levitra-next-day following medals:
Castello D'albola Pggio Alle Fate Toscana IGT 2013 Chardonnay
Tenuta Ca'Bolani Aquilis Sauvignon Friuli 2013 Sauvignon Blanc
The printed magazine will publish the Sauvignon Blanc results in November and generic cialis 5mg the Chardonnay results in December and both will be on line soon.
In attachment you can find an article published in the October issue of the popular US magazine "Food & Wine". It is entitled "Virginia Wine Country's Mega Fan" and our Barboursville Vineyards is mentioned several times, with a lot of quotations of winemaker Luca Paschina.