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2009 Borgo Scopeto Borgonero Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Sangiovese 60%, Syrah 20% and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Ownership: Borgo Scopeto e Caparzo Srl.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $24   From: $20   To: $27

Score: 91.
The Wine-Searcher score of 91/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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91/100  
90/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2012 Silver
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Price History for 2009 Borgo Scopeto Borgonero Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy
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Cabernet – Sangiovese – Syrah is an example of a Super Tuscan red blend. The term Super Tuscan was coined to cover high-quality wines from Tuscany that broke with time-honored Italian winemaking traditions by using foreign grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon and alternative aging techniques. This excluded them from the prized DOCG and DOC classifications, relegating these modern blends to Vino da Tavola (VDT) status, which didn’t do the wines justice. Today, most Cabernet, Sangiovese and ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Toscana IGT wine region

    Toscana IGT is the most famous – and the most commonly used – of Italy’s Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) titles. The geographical region it indicates is, in short, Tuscany. Toscana IGT wines can be made in any village in any of Tuscany’s 10 provinces (Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena).

    Free from the stylistic constraints imposed on DOCG and DOC wines, Toscana IGT wines can be made in almost every form imaginable, from bone-dry whites to sweet reds and sparkling rosés. Naturally, given Tuscany’s longstanding success with dry red wine, this style is by far the most common.

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  • Tuscany wine region

    Tuscany (Toscana in Italian) is perhaps the most famous of all Italian wine regions. This fact has no doubt been perpetuated by the romance of the region's endless rolling hills and cypress-lined country roads, but it is nonetheless home to some of the world’s most prestigious wines.

    Situated in central Italy, Tuscany's neighbors are Emilia-Romagna to the north and ... more

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