Baracchi Winery

Baracchi Winery 'Ardito' Toscana 2007
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89 " A meaty, peppery red, with blackberry and plum notes as well as a layer of spicy oak. Concentrated, but astringent in the end, without a coating of sweet fruit to offset it. Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2014 through 2024. 800 cases made."  " Intense ruby red colour.

Baracchi Winery 'Smeriglio' Sangiovese 2007
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Shows sweet plum and black cherry notes, with hints of flowers. Full bodied, with ultrafine tannins and juicy fruits. Pretty and delicious"

Baracchi Winery 'Ardito' Syrah/Cab 2006
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95"Dark in color, with impressive aromas of licorice, pepper, currant and berries. Full-bodied, with supersilky, powerful tannins, yet reserved and balanced. Very harmonious, with a long finish. Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Best after 2011. 800 cases made. " ~J.S.

Baracchi Winery 'Smeriglio' Merlot 2007
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89 "The wine is rich in color and very structured but soft on the palate, without any astringency." - WS   After fermentation, the wine is transferred to new French oak barriques (Troncais, Nevers and Alliers medium toasting) where malolactic fermentation was completed by the

Baracchi Winery 'Smeriglio' Syrah 2007
"Aged in new French oak barriques for 12 months. Deep ruby red color. A subtle nose with strong hints of characteristic spices like black pepper, coriander with generous notes of coffee and wet earth. The palate is very soft, sweet and pleasantly salty with a lingering finish and fruity aftertaste."