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Region: Tuscany
Appellation: DOCG
Vintage: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
Alcohol: 14%
Soil Composition: Clay/Limestone 6 ft. Deep
Vine Training Method: Spurred Codon
Elevation: 1,100 ft.
Vine Exposure: Southwest
Harvest Time: Late September
Fermentation Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Alcoholic Fermentation: 20 Days
Malolactic Fermentation: Wood
Type of Aging Container: Wood
Type of Oak: 3,000 Liter Slovenian
Length of Aging Before Bottling: 24 Months
Months Length of Bottle Aging: 12 Months

Nottola Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Wine Description

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is a classic Italian wine grown in the hills of Montepulciano, Tuscany. The blend must be at least 75% Sangiovese and can include other local varieties such as Canaiolo or other varieties permitted in Siena. It must be aged for a minimum of 24 months, at least 12 months in oak.

Tasting Notes

Ripe fruit including blackberry and raspberry with spices. It has a gently tannic tea-leaf finish. The tannins are firm and the wine has a structured acidity good for ageing

Food Pairings

Wild game ragu, salami, pork sausages, and roasted lamb. Roasted wild mushrooms with polenta.

 

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