San Leonardo

The iconic wine of the estate, with its roots deep in its centuries-old history. A classic Bordeaux blend of breed, aristocratic elegance, and extraordinary longevity

San Leonardo

Grape varieties

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Carmenère, 10% Merlot

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 and more

Sizes

Half-bottle 0.375 l., Standard bottle 0.750 l., Magnum 1.5 l., Double Magnum 3.0 l., Imperial 6.0 l., Salmanazar 9.0 l., Balthazar 12.0 l., Melchior 18.0 l.

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2016 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Doctor Wine 98 Jancis Robinson 16++ Decanter 93 James Suckling 94
2015 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 97 Doctor Wine 98 Jancis Robinson 17,5+ Wine Advocate 94-97 Wine Spectator 93 James Suckling 92
2014 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 94 Doctor Wine 95 Jancis Robinson 16,5 Wine Advocate 92-94 Wine Spectator 91 Decanter 94 James Suckling 90
2013 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 98 Doctor Wine 98 Jancis Robinson 17++/20 Wine Advocate 96 Wine Spectator 93 Decanter 93 James Suckling 92
2011 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Doctor Wine 97 Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 93 Wine Spectator 92 Decanter 95
2010 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 93 Doctor Wine 97 Jancis Robinson 17,5+/20 Wine Advocate 95 Wine Spectator 91 Decanter 93 James Suckling 93
2008 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Doctor Wine 94 Jancis Robinson 17/20 Wine Advocate 92 Wine Spectator 92 Decanter 93 James Suckling 95
2007 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 94 Doctor Wine 98 Jancis Robinson 18,5/20 Wine Advocate 94+ Wine Spectator 90 Decanter 92 James Suckling 92
2006 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 95 Wine Spectator 91 James Suckling 93
2005 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 91 Jancis Robinson 17/20 Wine Advocate 88 Wine Spectator 90 James Suckling 93
2004 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 96 Jancis Robinson 19/20 Wine Advocate 97 Wine Spectator 93 Decanter 95 James Suckling 90
2003 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 91 Jancis Robinson 17,5/20 Wine Advocate 91 Wine Spectator 91 Decanter 90 James Suckling 87
2001 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Jancis Robinson 17,5+/20 Wine Advocate 95 Wine Spectator 90 Decanter 93 James Suckling 91
2000 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 94 Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 92 Wine Spectator 88 Decanter 93 James Suckling 83
1999 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 97 Jancis Robinson 19/20 Wine Advocate 93 Wine Spectator 90 Decanter 93
1997 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Jancis Robinson 17/20 Wine Advocate 95+ Wine Spectator 95 Decanter 93
1996 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 90 Jancis Robinson 19/20 Wine Advocate 92 Wine Spectator 93 Decanter 93
1995 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 91 Jancis Robinson 18,5/20 Wine Advocate 95 Decanter 94
1994 Gambero rosso DUE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Jancis Robinson 16,5/20 Wine Advocate 93
1993 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 92 Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 93
1991 Gambero rosso DUE BICCHIERI Falstaff 92 Jancis Robinson 17/20 Wine Advocate 92
1990 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 95 Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 96 Decanter 91
1988 Gambero rosso TRE BICCHIERI Falstaff 94 Jancis Robinson 18/20 Wine Advocate 84 Decanter 94
1987 Gambero rosso DUE BICCHIERI Falstaff 91 Jancis Robinson 17,5/20 Wine Advocate 87
1986 Falstaff 92 Jancis Robinson 19/20 Wine Advocate 91 Decanter 92 James Suckling 90
1985 Falstaff 95 Jancis Robinson 16,5/20 Wine Advocate 88
1983 Falstaff 89 Jancis Robinson 17/20 Wine Advocate 85
1982 Falstaff 94 Jancis Robinson 16/20 Wine Advocate 87 James Suckling 83
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2016 TRE BICCHIERI 95 98 16++ 93 94 94-96
2015 TRE BICCHIERI 97 98 17,5+ 94-97 93 92
2014 TRE BICCHIERI 94 95 16,5 92-94 91 94 90 91
2013 TRE BICCHIERI 98 98 17++/20 96 93 93 92
2011 TRE BICCHIERI 95 97 18/20 93 92 95 91
2010 TRE BICCHIERI 93 97 17,5+/20 95 91 93 93
2008 TRE BICCHIERI 95 94 17/20 92 92 93 95 93+
2007 TRE BICCHIERI 94 98 18,5/20 94+ 90 92 92 89+
2006 TRE BICCHIERI 18/20 95 91 93 94
2005 TRE BICCHIERI 91 17/20 88 90 93 92
2004 TRE BICCHIERI 96 19/20 97 93 95 90 93
2003 TRE BICCHIERI 91 17,5/20 91 91 90 87 90
2001 TRE BICCHIERI 95 17,5+/20 95 90 93 91 92
2000 TRE BICCHIERI 94 18/20 92 88 93 83
1999 TRE BICCHIERI 97 19/20 93 90 93
1997 TRE BICCHIERI 95 17/20 95+ 95 93
1996 TRE BICCHIERI 90 19/20 92 93 93
1995 TRE BICCHIERI 91 18,5/20 95 94
1994 DUE BICCHIERI 95 16,5/20 93
1993 TRE BICCHIERI 92 18/20 93
1991 DUE BICCHIERI 92 17/20 92
1990 TRE BICCHIERI 95 18/20 96 91
1988 TRE BICCHIERI 94 18/20 84 94
1987 DUE BICCHIERI 91 17,5/20 87
1986 92 19/20 91 92 90
1985 95 16,5/20 88
1983 89 17/20 85
1982 94 16/20 87 83
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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