Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile) 80%, Canaiolo Nero 10%, Colorino 10%
The vineyards are located on soils of Pliocenic origin (clay), at an altitude of between 350 and 450 meters above sea level, with exposure to the south-east.
“Spalliera” with rammed cord pruning. Plant density 4,500 strains per Ha
From September, 20th to October, 5th
Fermentation in cement and steel vats, for about 18 days. Subsequent aging in medium-large oak barrels for 24 months and subsequent aging of 6 months in bottle.
Montepulciano (SIENA) – Tuscany – ITALY
Ruby red color not too intense
Rose petal, wild herb, red berry and pipe tobacco aromas are front and center on this fragrant, elegantly structured wine
The smooth, linear palate delivers raspberry compote, pomegranate, cinnamon and white pepper alongside a backbone of taut but refined tannins and fresh acidity
Open the bottle a couple of hours before serving
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93 Editors’ Choice – Contucci 2017 Red Blend Vino Nobile di Montepulciano