TOP 10 ITALIAN RED VARIETALS – 2017

Tasting Notes:

The panel tasted the Italian Red Varietal category on November 17th, 2017. It featured 22 wines from 15 producers, including 2 “world” wines from Tuscany and Abruzzo Italy.  The regional breakdown included 40% of the wines from the Texas High Plains, 30% from the Texas Hill County and the remaining 30% consisting of wines labeled Texas. The panel demonstrated a level of consensus that is just beyond what is considered a normal statistical deviation with an average Panel Consensus score of 0.98, which means that on average the judges on the panel tastes within 3.92 points of each other on a 100 point scale. Category Average Score:  82 points. Top 3 Average Score: 87 points

The category was tasted by:

  1. Mark Rashap
  2. Jon Gerber
  3. Steve Alley
  4. Shawn Croft
  5. Rob Moshein
  6. Daniela DaSuta
  7. Julia Dixon

TOP 3 ITALIAN RED VARIETALS – 2017