(From 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:
Incredible aromas here with blueberries, spices, licorice, plums. Graphite too. Subtle and complex. Full and silky with a beautiful texture of fine tannins and an ultra-fine finish.
Wine Enthusiast(From «nv» Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.
Wine Spectator(From «nv» Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
Wine & Spirits(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08
Antonio Galloni(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 171
Wine Advocate(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07