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Sun-soaked vineyards of Maremma, in Italy's southern Tuscan region, are where US$100 'Super Tuscan' wines have their start as stars of the region's vibrant viniculture.

The Super-Tuscans

Italy's strict naming laws gave rise to this group of wines.
Oct 10, 2014 5:50 AM

MY guest from Indonesia took a mouthful of the wine, held it in his mouth for a while, then swallowed it. He looked at me.

"Bordeaux?" No, it was not. It was Cepparello 1998, Isole e Olena, one of the very first wines made of 100 per cent Sangiovese, and belonging to the Tuscan wines