Terrabianca Campaccio Toscana 2011

 

“The art of making wine is the art of living, drinking great wine is the art of pleasure” -Terrabianca

 

The Terrabianca as we know it was founded in 1988 on a property that dates back to 1085 and whose name stems from the stratum of chalk, sand and clay on which it is found. Today, the vineyard boasts 307 acres of vineyards, olive groves, and woodlands at an altitude of 250-500 (820-1,640 feet) above sea level. Working with winemaker Pasquale Presutto, Terrabianca’s owner, Baron Patrick de Ladoucette’s main goal is to guide Terrabianca into greatness, ultimately aiming to “produce the finest possible wines, each faithfully reflecting its region’s unique terroir.”

Terrabianca has a second property in mineral-rich Maremma, 43 miles away. It is called Il Tesoro (“Treasure”, in Italian). This second vineyard is home to 4,000 olive trees, some of which are 350 years old, as well as Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards; the latter two varieties are particularly suited to this distinct terroir.

History of Excellence

92 Pts Wine Advocate (2008 vintage)
93 Pts Wine Spectator (2007 vintage)
93 Pts VInous (2009 vintage)
91 Pts Vinous (2010 vintage)
92 Pts Vinous (2011 vintage)

 

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