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Robert Parker-The Wine Advocate: new scores and reviews!

Monica Larner, the Reviewer for Italy for Robert Parker-The Wine Advocate, the prestigious American media brand that has changed the world of wine criticism, evaluated some of our most prestigious labels, also drawing from our Old Vintages Library and tasted a selection of wines, expressions of the different territories of Marche and Abruzzo. The results are interesting, discover them!


Campo San Giorgio 2018 - 94+/100 pt
"With 6,000 bottles made, the Umani Ronchi 2018 Conero RiservaCampo San Giorgio is a terrific expression of Montepulciano that highlights elegance and persistence. This vintage saw very healthy fruit, and you taste pure tones of plum, blackberry, spice and garden herb. The tannins are etched and graceful, giving the Campo San Giorgio lots of solid support at the back. It ages in large oak casks for one year. This is a beautiful wine."


Campo San Giorgio 2010 - 92/100 pt (old vintages)
"Here's a look back in time at a cooler vintage. The first vintage made was 2008. The Umani Ronchi 2010 Conero Riserva Campo San Giorgio has reverted to tertiary tones of aniseed, licorice, balsam herb and dried fruit. That said, it is hard to nail this as a wine this old. The mouthfeel is fueled by freshness and compelling power. Only 3,100 bottles were made, and this is a wine of lasting character."


Pelago 2018 - 94/100 pt
"The 2018 Pelago in an IGT blend of 45% Montepulciano, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot from vineyards near Osimo in the Marche region on Italy's Adriatic Coast. This is a second, albeit more contemporary red wine from the top of the estate portfolio. The wine shows saturated dark fruit with plum, soft spice, leather and tar. There are hints of chopped mint and
balsam herb on the elegant finish."


Pelago 1997 - 92/100 pt (old vintages)
"Here is an exciting look back in time. It's truly amazing that the Umani Ronchi 1997 Pelago has held up so beautifully, and I cannot help but be in awe of this wine. A blend of Montepulciano and other international grapes, this back vintage reveals a good dose of medicinal herb, mint and tea leaf, which gives vertical intensity to the bouquet. But there is a sweet side that underlines the wine's mature fruit. This surprising wine was tasted from the library collection at the estate."


Cumaro 2018 - 93/100 pt
"The 2018 Conero Riserva Cúmaro knocks it out of the ballpark with plush fruit and medium-rich concentration. The wine is partially aged in new oak (about 25%), and the rest goes into oak barrels used two and three times. The point is to finesse the tannins so that the wine is not aggressive or astringent. However, you also get the volume and richness that comes from oak
aging. The wine ends with plenty of balanced dark fruit and spice."


Centovie Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2018 - 93/100 pt
"This is an organic wine with all fruit sourced from Umani Ronchi's vineyards. The 2018 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Centovie represents a section of fruit from two sites located on opposite hills that face one another. The wine reveals lovely dark fruit and rich concentration with soft layers of black cherry, plum, spice and leather. Only 25% of the wine is aged in new oak, and the rest goes into neutral barrel. The 2018 vintage delivers ample freshness to cleanse the palate."


Centovie Pecorino 2020 - 91/100 pt
"The organic Umani Ronchi 2020 Pecorino Centovie ferments in stainless steel and ages on the lees for 10 months. No malolactic fermentation occurs. The wine offers citrus, apricot, yellow rose and sweet pear. It delivers a mildly creamy, mid-weight texture and fresh, vertical aromas."


San Lorenzo 2020 - 91/100 pt
"The 2020 Rosso Conero San Lorenzo offers easy freshness and terrific fruit intensity, which make this wine an immediate choice for simple pasta dishes with fried eggplant or zucchini. The wine's lively freshness stands out first and is what give this wine its wide appeal."