Best Italian Wine Awards 2014

 

Here is a list of the Best Italian Wine Awards for 2014 selected by a panel composed of Luca Gaedini. Andrea Grignaffini, Daniele Cernilli and Tim Atkin among others. There are no surprises and of the 50 about 20 would have made my top list.

The Top 50
1 Dal Forno Romano – Valpolicella Superiore Monte Lodoletta 2008 – Veneto
2 Tenuta Sette Ponti – Oreno 2011 – Tuscany
3 Marisa Cuomo – Costa d’Amalfi Furore Fiorduva 2012 – Campania
4 Luciano Sandrone – Barolo Cannubi Boschis Luciano Sandrone 2010 – Piedmont
5 Argiolas – Turriga 2010 – Sardinia
6 Tenuta San Guido – Sassicaia 2011 – Tuscany
Casanova 7 of Blacks – Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2008 – Tuscany
8 Valentini – Trebbiano D’Abruzzo 2010 – Abruzzo
9 Duemani – Duemani, 2011 – Tuscany
10 Giuseppe Mascarello e Figlio – Barolo Santo Stefano di Perno 2009 – Piedmont
11 Hut – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2006 – Tuscany
12 Vietti – Barolo Lazzarito 2010 – Piedmont
13 Sottimano – Currà Barbaresco 2010 – Piedmont
14 Podere Poggio Ladders – of nursery, 2011 – Tuscany
15 Malvirà – Renesio Roero Riserva 2009 – Piedmont
16 Gorelli The Potazzine – Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva 2006 – Tuscany IMG_6026
17 Palari – Faro 2009 – Sicily
18 Tua Rita – Redigaffi, 2011 – Tuscany
19 Marco De Bartoli – Vecchio Samperi Ventennale know – Sicily
20 Ettore Germano – Riesling Hérzu 2012 – Piedmont
21 Tenuta Nozzole – The Pareto 2010 – Tuscany
22 Pio Cesare – Barolo Ornato 2010 – Piedmont
23 Le Piane – Boca 2010 – Piedmont
24 Conterno Fantino – Barolo Sori Ginestra 2010 – Piedmont
25 Fratelli Alessandria – Barolo Monvigliero 2010 – Piedmont
26 Ornellaia – masseto, 2011 – Tuscany
27 Nino Negri – Sfursat 5 Star 2010 – Lombardia
28 Mastroberardino – Taurasi Riserva White Label 2008 – Campania
29 Ca ‘D’Gal – Moscato d’Asti Vigna Vecchia 2008 – Piedmont
30 Torraccia of Piantavigna – Ghemme 2007 – Piedmont
31 Polvanera – Primitivo of Gioia del Colle Vineyard Montevella 17, 2011 – Puglia
32 Palladino – Barolo Parafada 2010 – Piedmont
33 Fratelli Barale – Barolo Bussia 2009 – Piedmont
34 Macchiole – Paleo Rosso – 2010 – Tuscany
35 Grattamacco – Grattamacco Bolgheri Rosso Superiore, 2011 – Tuscany
36 Ca ‘del Bosco – Franciacorta Brut Reserve Cuvée Annamaria Clementi 2005 – Lombardi
37 Pollina – The Pollina, 2011 – Marche
38 Domenico Clerico – Barolo Ciabot Mentin 2010 – Piedmont
39 Bussia Soprana – Barolo Vigna Colonello 2009 – Piedmont
40 Elvio Cogno – Barolo Bricco Pernice 2009 – Piedmont
41 Nervi – Gattinara Molsino 2006 – Piedmont
42 Ar.Pe.Pe – Grumello Good Counsel Riserva 2005 – Lombardia
43 Castle Mold – Lupicaia 2009 – Tuscany
44 Cortaccia – Brenntal Gewurztraminer, 2011 – Alto Adige
Tramin 45 – Terminum Gewurztraminer 2012 – Alto Adige
46 Prunotto – Barolo Bussia 2010 – Piedmont
47 Castle Verduno – Monvigliero Barolo Riserva 2006 – Piedmont
48 Podere il Carnasciale – The Caberlot2010 – Tuscany
49 Biondi Santi – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2008 – Tuscany
Villa Bucci 50 – Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Riserva Villa Bucci 2009 – Marche

 

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2 responses to “Best Italian Wine Awards 2014

  1. Ed McCarthy

    If you like the taste of oak at a very high price, Dal Forno (1!!) is for you. At least they do have some great wines on the list—like Valentini, G. Mascarello, Biondi-Santi, and Palari.

  2. Ciao Ed, yes there are some great wines on the list

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