Carmenère

Coming from the oldest vineyards of Carmenère, this wine is the very quintessence of our growing area, thanks to its innate ability to evolve over the years.

Carmenère

Grape varieties

100% Carmenère.

Fermentation

Spontaneous 15/18 day fermentation in small concrete vats with periodic pumpovers and délestage.

Maturation

24 months in new, once-, and -twice used French oak barrels.

Cellarability

30 years or more.

Sizes

Standard bottle 0,750 l., Magnum 1,5 l.

2010 Doctor Wine 91 Decanter 91 James Suckling 94
2007 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Bibenda A.I.S. 5 GRAPPOLI Veronelli 95/IL SOLE Espresso 19/20 James Suckling 93
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2010 91 91 94
2007 TRE BICCHIERI 5 GRAPPOLI 95/IL SOLE 19/20 93
San Leonardo is one of the great wines of Italy
Monica Larner for the Robert Parker The Wine Advocate December 2014
È un mito della viticoltura tra le Dolomiti
Guida del Gambero Rosso 2012
find it difficult to think of any wine anywhere that has changed as little over the last 30 years as San Leonardo, surely the most successful Bordeaux blend of northern Italy
Jancis Robinson August 2012
I Marchesi Guerrieri Gonzaga producono uno dei più grandi rossi Italiani di taglio bordolese
Guida de l’Espresso 2012
The San Leonardo estate has been producing some of Italy’s finest Bordeaux style wines for generations
Nicolas Belfrage, World of Fine Wines 2009
Einen der spannendsten Weine des Landes, eine Cuvée nach bordelaiser Vorbild, aber mit viel aristokratischer Finesee und italienischer Eleganza
Richard Grosche, Weinwelt 2009
Spicca per l’innata eleganza
Spirito di Vino, maggio 2008
Un vin d’une grande finesse et élégance
Markus del Monego MW Master of Wine & World Champion Sommelier 2007
È un monumento a Bordeaux in terra Italiana
Guida Duemila Vini AIS Italiana 2006
This blockbuster Bordeaux Blend from Trentino is clearly the Sassicaia of the north
James Suckling, Wine Spectator, December 2001
Des vins aristocratiques e d’une grande civilità
Revue du vin de France, fevrier 2003
San Leonardo has grown steadily in stature to rank among the finest Bordeaux blends of Italy
Burton Anderson Best Italian Wines 2000