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Top 7 Italian Wines To Try This Year

25/08/2020

Here Are Some Award-Winning Italian Wines That Will Leave You Wanting For More.

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In this Article:

1. Summary

2. Introduction

3. Top 7 Italian Wines

    3.1 2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP

    3.2 2018 Gran Appasso Collezione Old Vines Primitivo Puglia IGP

    3.3 Jako Wine 2015 Siresol

    3.4 2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte

    3.5 2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Marogne

    3.6 Jako Wine Brut Noir

    3.7 2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry

4. About Paris Wine Cup


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Summary

This article is about Italy and their world famous wines. We have also listed 7 top wines from Italy. This list has been curated from the 2020 Paris Wine Cup medal winners, and each was rated on the basis of Quality, Value for Money, and Packaging. Enjoy your read!

Introduction

Besides its Colosseum, Venice Canals, pizza, pasta, cars, football, and many more attractions - Italy is also famous for its exceptional wines. From its Barolo to its Franciacorta, Italy has always been an attraction to try really great wines.

Here are a few precisely selected Italian wines by our judges to try this year.

1. 2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP

2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP

96 Points

Double Gold Medal Winner Wine: 2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP

2017 Gran Appasso Rosso Passito IGP by FEMAR VINI SR is intense deep ruby red in color. Wild berries on the nose, red flowers, aromatic herbs, humus, and eucalyptus. Very fruity in the mouth, well-balanced, mouth-filling, with great persistence.

2. 2018 Gran Appasso Collezione Old Vines Primitivo Puglia IGP

2018 Gran Appasso Collezione Old Vines Primitivo Puglia IGP

94 Points

Gold Medal Winner Wine: 2018 Gran Appasso Collezione Old Vines Primitivo Puglia IGP

2018 Gran Appasso Collezione Old Vines Primitivo Puglia IGP by FEMAR VINI SR

is intense deep ruby red, smells of wild berries and plum jam, red currant flower, dry violet, spices, on a bottom of graphite and cocoa powder. Smooth, full-bodied, fruity and spicy, well balanced, and unbelievably persistent.

3. Jako Wine 2015 Siresol

2015 Siresol by Jako wine is a ruby-red wine with deep garnet hues. Its variegated aroma is spiced with hints of vanilla and cherry. The round, full-bodied flavor culminates on a lightly spicy note.

2015 Siresol Jako Wine

94 Points

Gold Medal Winner Wine: 2015 Siresol

In pleasing elegance, Siresol Red accompanies any type of red meat, whether braised or roasted. It goes well with aged cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 16-18° C.

4. 2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte

2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte by Zeni 1870 is intense ruby ​​red in color with garnet reflections. Its bouquet is fine, elegant, with hints of fruit in alcohol, cocoa, and spices. On the palate, this wine is enveloping, harmonious, warm, and persistent.

2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte

90 Points

Gold Medal Winner Wine: 2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte

2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella Vigne Alte can be drunk from the fifth year from the date of bottling, served at the temperature of 17-19 ° C and taking care to uncork the bottle half an hour before tasting

5. 2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Marogne

2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Marogne

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Silver Medal Winner Wine: 2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Marogne

2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Marogne by Zeni 1870 results from a short second fermentation of Valpolicella wine on raised grape skins which have been used to make Amarone. Of intense ruby red color and warm fragrances of small red fruits and cherries, this wine is engaging and slightly spicy and appreciated all over the world as it matches very easily with many Veronese and international dishes.

6. Jako Wine Brut Noir

Brut Noir by Jako wine has sweet aromas of yellow pulp fruit, apricots, and peaches. With a sunny color with golden notes of incredible brilliance. The perlage is fine and consistent over time. Enveloping, soft and warm flavor, with excellent correspondence of taste and aroma of the bottle.

Jako Wine Brut Noir

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Silver Medal Winner Wine: Jako Wine Brut Noir

An excellent sparkling wine for any meal. To better enjoy its nuances, combine it with savory pies, ham, and aged cheeses: it is in fact a winning combination because the flavor of the dairy products is perfectly offset by the sweetish taste of this wine of French origins. It is served at a temperature of 4-6 °.

7. 2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry

2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry by Azienda Agricola Althea Di Drusian is straw yellow in color with greenish reflections. This wine has a fine and persistent perlage. Its bouquet is fresh and elegant, fruity notes emerge on the nose. In addition to apple, pear and white peach stand out, with a citrus touch that fades into floral.

2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry

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Silver Medal Winner Wine: 2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry

2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry has a very soft and harmonious taste with an excellent flavor, and lively acidity.

2018 Althea Valdobbiadene Docg Spumante Extra Dry is excellent as an aperitif. It is perfect with light first courses, fresh cheeses, and white meats.


About Paris Wine Cup

Hosted by Beverage Trade Network, The Paris Wine Cup aims to recognize and promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. A competition that judges the wines on the basis of Quality, Value, and Packaging.

Check out the 2020 PWC winners here.

To look at our judging panel, click here.


Paris Wine CupParis Wine Cup will be assessed and judged by a leading panel of top-level wine buyers with current direct commercial buying responsibility. Or wine consultants and experts who are also directly involved in the development of new wine brands or buying wine for commercial resale.

Put your wines in front of them and get rated by Value, Quality, and Package. 

PWC Entry Process & Fees

Deadline For Submission Is Approaching Fast.

Leading wine brands from around the world now have an opportunity to grow their business and gain the attention of wine buyers, wine directors and influencers globally via the Beverage Trade Network Community.

Submit your wines in the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.