(2012 Vintage) In the 1920s the Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamt of creating a ‘thoroughbred’ wine and for him, as for all the aristocracy of the time, the ideal was Bordeaux. This is how he described it in a letter to the esteemed wine critic, Luigi Veronelli dated 11 June 1974:
Wine EnthusiastRating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 89-91 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/06
Wine & Spirits(2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08
Antonio Galloni(2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 171