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Magazine Archives: Sept. 15, 2002

The Super Tuscans

In an Italian paradox, Tuscany's most impressive wines carry a humble appellation
James Suckling
Issue: September 15, 2002

While aristocrats such as the Antinori family created the first super Tuscans, hard work is more important than noble birth when it comes to crafting great wines in Tuscany. Just meet Aljoscha Goldschmidt, a 41-year-old Swiss whose family has owned the small estate of Fattoria Corzano e Paterno on the outskirts of the Chianti Classico region south of Florence since the 1970s.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2002.

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