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Bolgheri: the birthplace of the Super Tuscan

Bolgheri is a small but prestigious appellation located in the coastal Maremma region, Tuscany. For a long time, Bolgheri was less famous than other great Italian wines like Barolo or Barbaresco, but everything changed in the 1970’s.

Super Tuscans

Bolgheri first rose to attention in 1978, when a six-year-old Sassicaia won over a selection of Bordeaux wines during a blind tasting arranged by the wine magazine Decanter. This wine made by wine estate Tenuta San Guido, drew the attention... read more »