The Sor Ugo were featured in Tom Marquardt’s syndicated column for Capital News-Gazette
Pinot grigio the wine critics love to hate
TOM MARQUARDT and PATRICK DARR
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- Aia Vecchia Sor Ugo Bolgheri Superiore 2010 ($35). Bolgheri is actually a subregion of Tuscany and located 40 miles west of Sienna. It is near here where one of the first super-Tuscans was marketed in 1994. Today super-Tuscans no longer stir up controversy among old-time Tuscan wine producers. This great wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, petit verdot and cabernet franc. We loved the lushness of the wine and its hints of licorice and mushrooms. It’s a great deal among those wines that leave an impression.
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