Rosso di Montepulciano

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W ith its abundant, upfront fruit and a bright acidity Avignonesi’s Rosso di Montepulciano is a typical example of Sangiovese grown in Montepulciano. A young, versatile wine, that surprises for its ability to pair with food.
The Rosso di Montepulciano 2017 has a ruby red colour highlighted by purple streaks. The bouquet presents caresses of violet, raspberry and black currant, integrated with aromas of sweet spices, cinnamon and vanilla. On the palate it is pleasant and fresh, supported by a good acidity. It is accompanied by an enveloping tannic structure and notes of ripe red and black fruit.
Grapes

94% Sangiovese, 4% Syrah, 2% Colorino.

Harvest

Between end of August and beginning of September.

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation with the use of indigenous yeast and maceration on the skins lasted 15 days, depending on the individual lots. Malolactic fermentation took place in large, Slavonian oak casks.

Ageing

6 months in oak and a minimum of 3 months in the bottle.

Awards

2016:
91/100 Silver medal - The Drinks Business
Silver medal - Global Organic Masters

2015:
90/100 Smart buy - Wine Spectator
5 Stars Guida Toscana La Repubblica

 
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