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Polissena 2013, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator

The internationally renowned wine and wine culture magazine, Wine Spectator, gives to Polissena 2013 an excellent score. Our 100% Sangiovese wine is the product of our passion and carful varietal selection. Polissena is an act of love, a homage to Tuscany, and to one of its typical grape varieties: Sangiovese. Tasting Note A bright beam of cherry runs through this elegant [...]

Polissena 2013, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator2017-10-02T12:14:02+00:00

Petruna 2015, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator

Il Borro is pleased to announce the following recognition of Petruna 2015 from Wine Spector, one of the most important wine and wine culture magazines. Petruna Anfora is produced from 100% Sangiovese grapes using only clay amphorae for making and storing the wine. Il Borro is very proud of this score, which reaffirms the hard work that has gone into [...]

Petruna 2015, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator2017-10-02T12:54:45+00:00

Il Borro 2013 awarded 95 points by Robert Parker – Wine Advocate

Journalist and critic Monica Larner visited Il Borro to taste its wines, including the historic vintages of Il Borro, estate’s flagship wine. The vertical tasting confirmed the quality and attraction of Il Borro IGT Toscana (50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet, 10% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot), and resulted in the 2013 vintage being rated 95/100. Il Borro is ideal to pair with [...]

Il Borro 2013 awarded 95 points by Robert Parker – Wine Advocate2017-07-11T16:30:06+00:00

Alessandro Dal Borro receives 94 points from Robert Parker – Wine Advocate

Journalist and wine critic Monica Larner visited Il Borro to taste its wines. The results confirm the hard work of our enologist Stefano Chioccioli, with Salvatore Ferragamo, CEO of Il Borro, and of the entire winemaking team at Il Borro. Alessandro dal Borro IGT Toscana (100% Syrah) was awarded 94/100 points for the 2012 vintage and 93/100 for 2011. This [...]

Alessandro Dal Borro receives 94 points from Robert Parker – Wine Advocate2017-07-11T15:58:59+00:00

Petruna: Tradition meets innovation

Petruna, 100% Sangiovese, is the latest natural wine from Il Borro winery, part of the historic Valdarno di Sopra DOC appellation. A beautifully bodied wine with the perfect balance between tradition and innovation. Petruna looks to the past to master the future, when our Etruscan forefathers made wine in terracotta urns. The amphoras are filled with wine from Sangiovese grapes [...]

Petruna: Tradition meets innovation2017-07-11T15:24:14+00:00

Our first artisan beer: La Birritullera

From our organic fields of barley and spelt comes the first artisan beer of Il Borro: La Birritullera. This name comes from a folklore group that was founded here in 1968 by Don Pasquale Mencattini, much-loved priest of the town and also a man of great culture. On the label is a detail of an engraving by the Duke of [...]

Our first artisan beer: La Birritullera2017-07-11T15:07:29+00:00

Think Pink this Summer with the Organic Rosé del Borro

Rosé del Borro IGT Toscana 2016 is an exuberant and fruity wine, pleasantly fresh and ideal for aperitivi and summer lunches. The 100% Sangiovese rosato is 100% organic. This exciting wine is one of the newest products from Il Borro. The lively peach colour of Rosé del Borro already indicates its fresh scents and flavour. To the nose it indicates [...]

Think Pink this Summer with the Organic Rosé del Borro2017-07-11T15:12:19+00:00

Wine Enthusiast rates Bolle di Borro

Another success for Bolle di Borro, the classic method rosé made from Sangiovese grapes. Leading international magazine Wine Enthusiast has awarded Bolle di Borro 2011 an extraordinary score of 92/100. The 48 month wait while it rested on the lees has been well rewarded by the warm welcome given by national and international critics and by our customers.

Wine Enthusiast rates Bolle di Borro2016-10-24T14:48:34+00:00

4 Grapes for Il Borro 2013

Perfection as the expression of a precise way of being. This is Il Borro, the Estate’s signature wine, an energetic, elegant blend of the best selected grapes and the embodiment of our terroir. This is why we are proud that Il Borro 2013 has now been awarded the top accolade of 4 Grapes by Vitae, the Italian Sommelier Association’s official [...]

4 Grapes for Il Borro 20132016-10-24T13:06:06+00:00