Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscana IGT 2021
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With a stellar 94 points from Wine Advocate, Tenuta San Guido’s 2021 Guidalberto is a harmonious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that captivates the senses from the first glance. In the glass, it reveals a deep, almost black hue, with a subtle purple rim.
The nose, as praised by Decanter with 95 points, gradually unfurls to unveil a delightful tapestry of scents. Cassis and blueberry intermingle with blue flowers, violets, and iris, creating an enticing aromatic bouquet. On the palate, this wine showcases perfectly ripe blackberries and blueberries wrapped in velvety cream, beautifully balanced by vivid acidity. It’s a wine of pure, focused flavors and aromas, a true delight to the discerning palate.
Vinous, awarding 93 points, describes the 2021 Guidalberto as soft, succulent, and alluring. This Maremma blend opens with a succulent and inviting character, thanks to the influence of Merlot. Ripe red cherry fruit, spice, leather, and tobacco dance gracefully on the palate, making this vintage exceptionally approachable from the start.
James Halliday, also giving it 93 points, notes that the wine presents aromas of blackcurrants, dark cherries, chocolate, ground spices, and crushed rocks. The medium-to-full body boasts supple and polished tannins, with hints of savory notes and dried mushrooms that linger through a satisfying finish.
Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscana IGT 2021 stands as a testament to the passion and skill of its winemaker, Carlo Paoli. This wine showcases the best of both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, resulting in a wine that is not just exceptional but also a true expression of the region’s terroir.
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Toscana IGT, the renowned Italian wine region, stands as a symbol of freedom and innovation in the world of winemaking. Located in the heart of Tuscany, it encompasses all ten provinces of this historic region, granting winemakers the artistic license to create a wide spectrum of wines.
The history of Toscana IGT is deeply intertwined with the rebel spirit of Italian winemakers in the 1960s. Dissatisfied with the rigid regulations of the newly introduced DOC system, these vintners chose individuality and quality over conformity. Their defiance led to the birth of the "Super Tuscan" wines, characterized... Read More