When a little-known red called Sassicaia beat the elite of Bordeaux in a Decanter organised blind-tasting in the 1970s, the 'Super-Tuscan' was born.
By combining noble French grapes with native Italian varieties, a small band of rulebreaking winemakers created an instant sensation. A red of infinite complexity and aromatic richness with layers of opulent spiced black fruit, Il Bruciato has all the hallmarks of a superior Super Tuscan. It's yours courtesy of one of the leading families in the Super Tuscan wine revolution - the ancient Antinori family (shown left).
When Giovanni di Piero Antinori was accepted into the Winemakers Guild of Florence, Richard II of England was invading