James Suckling’s Scores

in News 13 Dec 2016

We have recently talked about, James Suckling, one of the most authoritative wine critics of the Food and Wine world. After honoring the iconic wine of the Tedeschi house, the Capitel Monte Olmi, by including it as number 77 in his Top 100 Wines of 2016 and number 32 among the 100 Italian wines to remember, we now have the pleasure of sharing with you the scores for some of our other labels. Happy reading!


Monte Olmi Amarone DOCGCapitel Monte Olmi Amarone della Valpolicella DOC Classico Riserva 2010

James Suckling Score: 97/100

An Amarone that shows balance, depth, and beauty. Full bodied, yet refined and ultra-fine texture. Intense finish of light chocolate, nuts and ripe berries. Goes on for minutes on the finish. A triumph. Drink now.





valpolicella-la-fabriseria-docLa Fabriseria Valpolicella DOC Classico Superiore 2012

James Suckling Score: 93/100

Very ripe and juice style to this red with dried-plum and orange-peel character. Full to medium body, velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. Shows vibrance and beauty. Drink now.





maternigo-valpolicella-docMaternigo Valpolicella DOC Superiore 2013

James Suckling Score: 92/100

A ripe and juice red with a dried-fruit and light jam character more akin to Amarone. Delivers lots of generous fruit and intensity. Long and flavorful. Drink or hold.






amarone-valpolicella-docgAmarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2012

James Suckling Score: 91/100

Complex aromas of currants, nuts and truffle follow through to a medium body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink now.

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