2015 Top-20 Best Italian Wines

2015 Top-20 Best Italian Wines

“Wine Searcher”, the authoritative New Zealand search resource that makes price comparison of top-level wines from all over the world, offers its ranking of the best Italian wines.

Connoisseurs of Italian wines and professional sommeliers certainly agree with “Wine Searcher” 2015 Top 20 Best Italian Wines list that is based on "the best quality/price" ratio.
“Wine Searcher” is the most authoritative search engine used by millions of customers around the world. And it is not surprising because the site can compare prices of more than 5 million fine wines in more than 50,000 boutiques around the world in all price categories.

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Wines offered by distributors are estimated by the world's leading experts, and afterwards the website correlates the sommeliers’ assessments with the prices of wines in the stores.
As a result Top-20 ranking of the best Italian wines is made.
Well known Italian wine houses are included in this list. Marchesi Frescobaldi (Ornellaia), Bruno Giacosa, Giuseppe Quintarelli, Giacomo Conterno, Biondi Santi, Romano Dal Forno, Gianfranco Soldera, Giuseppe Mascarello and Angelo Gaja are among them.
Enzo Pontoni, the only unknown to the world community winemaker from Friuli appears in this list. His vineyard exists more than 25 years. Wine cellar of Enzo Pontoni is tiny: it accommodates a little more than 500 bottles of Refosco - very rare and precious wine. As such, Refosco price should not be a surprise for you: one bottle (750 ml) costs $ 490.

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2015 Top-20 Best Italian Wines                                                                               Price per bottle $

1 Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva                                      754
2 Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy                                                741
3 Giacomo Conterno Monfortino, Barolo Riserva DOCG, Italy                                               678
4 Falletto di Bruno Giacosa 'Falletto' Riserva, Barolo DOCG, Piedmont, Italy                          611
5 Biondi Santi Tenuta il Greppo Riserva, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italy                          575
6 Case Basse di Gianfranco Soldera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG                             507
7 Avignonesi Occhio di Pernice Vin Santo di Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy                           495
8 Miani 'Calvari' Refosco Colli Orientali del Friuli, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy                           490
9 Giuseppe Quintarelli 'Amabile del Cere' Passito Bianco Veneto IGT, Italy                            468
10 Giuseppe Quintarelli 'Alzero' Cabernet Veneto IGT, Italy                                                 461
11 Romano Dal Forno Vigneto di Monte Lodoletta, Recioto della Valpolicella                           451
12 Case Basse di Gianfranco Soldera Intistieti, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva                       448
13 Giuseppe Mascarello e Figlio Barolo Monprivato Ca d'Morissio Riserva, Barolo                   419
14 Romano Dal Forno Vigneto Monte Lodoletta, Amarone della Valpolicella                            402
15 Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG, Veneto                            390
16 Giuseppe Quintarelli Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOCG, Veneto                              388
17 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo Barbaresco-Langhe, Piedmont, Italy                                            386

18 Gaja Sori Tildin Barbaresco-Langhe, Piedmont, Italy                                                    

19 Gaja Costa Russi Barbaresco-Langhe, Piedmont, Italy                                                   366
20 Bruno Giacosa Villero di Castiglione Falletto, Barolo DOCG, Italy                                      366


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