La Calonica Vino Nobile de Montepulciano - $25.00

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Outside of Chianti lies the lesser known Sangiovese stronghold of Montepulciano. And hiding beneath the expensive Brunellos are the Vino Nobiles. Powerful red fruit, cigar box, herbs on the nose. Nice tannic backbone and all around a good solid wine. You might not go back to Chianti after this!

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.O.C.G.

GRAPES USED
95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo

PRODUCTION AREA
Valiano di Montepulciano. Siena. Altitude
above sea level: 350 s.l.m.

VINIFICATION
The grapes are selected and collected a total by hand. Il must ferments in stainless steel tanks. The maceration is longer than 10 days at a temperature of 26 ° C. After fermentation, the wine is still a step in steel and to decant is subsequently placed in barrels of medium and large sizes for 24 month.

CHEMICAL ANALISIS
Alcol: 13.00 %
Ac. Vol: 0,43 gr/litro
Ac. Tot: 4,89 gr/litro
Estratto secco netto: 30 gr/lt

TASTING NOTES
Vino Nobile is garnet red in colour; its bouquet is delicate and intense, with a slight scent of violet; the taste is dry with hint of tannic.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
18°C

SERVING SUGGESTIONS
This important wine is ideal with roast and grilled meat, game and mature cheeses

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