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Marco Giovanetti

Marco Giovanetti


Vina Ijalba Rioja Graciano 2015

Rioja, Alavesa, Spain
2188 days ago

Marco scored this wine: 92/100

So much complexity in this wine. Graphite, smoked blackberry fruit with black seaweed and gamey notes. On the mouth, fresh tasting with an excellent balance. Lovely flavours of sandalwood, black licorice with firm and muscular tannins. Drink it now or cellar it for the next 5 years. This wine always has been a favorite of mine

2188 days ago

Marco scored this wine: 89/100

Prunes jam, bitter orange peel, pipe tobacco vanilla and black cherry. On the mouth, noble and supple with satiny tannins and a quite spicy finish

2188 days ago

Marco scored this wine: 92/100

Tertiary notes such as mountain leaves. Mahogany wood, montecristo cigar tobacco, cacao, dry coriander and cumin. Roasted cashews, platain as well. Noble and aristocratic. Structured with firm tannins and very good acidity. Graceful and still has a long life ahead. Very elegant too. Amazing wine

Reserva Bodegas Martinez Bujanda

Conde de Valdemar Reserva Bodegas Martinez Bujanda Tempranillo 2010

D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain
2188 days ago

Marco scored this wine: 90/100

Ripe black cherry, fig jam, pepper sauce and some nuances of red meat. Soft tannins with a beautiful equilibrium. Lovely flavours of blackcurrant, roasted peppers with smoke and fountain ink. Very long aftertaste. Still can be kept for another 10 years ahead

Inspiración Selección

Valdemar Inspiración Selección 2012

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain
2188 days ago

Marco scored this wine: 90/100

Pitted cherry note, prunes and jammy black fruit. Woody .Pleasant in a modern style but clinging to its tradition. Delicious. Chunky fruit. Medium plus acidity. Very long.

Marco Giovanetti

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Memorable Wine

Sassicaia 1998


First Wine

A Saumur Champigny


Unusual Wine Experience

Jean-Yves Peron La petite robe 2011


Current Fav Wine

In general old world wines. Spain, Italy and France but also natural wines





Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award