Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Wine

Vino Nobile de Montepulciano is a wine produced in or around the town of Montepulciano in Tuscany, Italy. It is understandably often confused with wines from Abruzzo and other parts of Italy produced from the Montepulciano grape that is not cultivated anywhere near the town. However, the Vino Nobile is produced from Sangiovese. From the town. A good general rule of thumb to avoid this confusion is if you see Montepulciano at the end of a wine name, it’s the place. In the beginning, that’s the grape. 

That said, this Sangiovese wine is considered one of the finest in Tuscany. Evidence that wine was enjoyed in Montepulciano dates as far back as the Etruscan period, several centuries BC. An Etruscan chalice was discovered there in 1868, depicting Fluflun, the Etruscan god of wine, playing a drinking game with a maenad (female worshipper). Other written evidence exists such as an account of the Gauls’ fascination with the local wine. There is also a document dated in 1350 Read more »

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  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Flora

    The appropriately named Flora, a cross of Gewürztraminer and Semillon, was developed by Dr. Harold Olmo, UC Davis’ le...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Ugni Blanc

    Because so many Italian varieties are known as Trebbiano, its history is unclear. It may be named after the river Tre...

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  • Crociani

    Arnaldo Crociani, carrying on the family tradition, spent his lifetime amongst barrels, bottles a...

  • Bindella Terra Vite Vita

    The history of our farm At the time we purchased it in 1984, Vallocaia, not far from Montepulcia...

  • Azienda Agricola Salcheto

    Salcheto's program of renewal is oriented in two principal directions. The first involves the win...

  • Fanetti

    VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO was much appreciated by the poet and wine enthusiast Redi who said o...

  • Azienda Agricola Contucci

    In 1434 Contuccio was as a great honour, made a citizen of Florence; in 1542 Giulio Cesare and in...

  • Fattoria del Cerro

    Fattoria del Cerro, with its 93 hectares of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano vineyards recorded in th...

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  • Valdipiatta Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2011


    Dark smoke and toast showing on the nose with dark berries and a whiff of tomato leaf. This comes out strong in the mouth with candied plum and cherry fruit, strong tannins and a warming palate of toast and baking spice. Towards the finish the tannins are gripping and there's a licorice note with a slight herbal hint of medicine and more earth. ... Read More

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  • Leone d'Oro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2008


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    Wine review by JeffS23

  • Ercolani Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2004


    Fantastic Brunello. This was brought back from a trip to Italy several years ago and has been resting comfortably. L's B-day along with Moms' day prompting opening this. Opened a few days a head of time, this poured out a bit brickish in color. Some nice dark fruit on the nose along with just a hint of smoke. On the palate there's plenty of blac... Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Etude Chardonnay Ml


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    Wine review by tkl1728

  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.o.c.g. Rot Trocken Toscana 2008


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    Wine review by jtfluitt

  • A ridiculous number of trigger pullworthies in this new offering, many in their ... many in their ... 1997 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva Grande Annata  |  3 in stock  |  $34.99 Baumard 1990 Coteaux du Layon Sainte Catherine  |  1 in stock  |  $44.99 Beaucastel 2000 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Roussane Vieilles Vignes  |  3 in stock  |  $9... Read More

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  • If in the States right now I'd definitely be buying off this list. Really ... this list. Really ... 2003 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano   |  2 in stock  |  $24.99 Ciacci di Piccolomini 2003 Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso  |  3 in stock  |  $44.99 Caparsa (Paolo Cianferoni) 2001 Chianti Classico Riserva Doccio a Mateo  |  2 in stock  |  $34.99... Read More

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  • I'm renting a car and taking a road trip through part of Tuscany and Umbria ... (Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano), maybe do a cooking class, see olive oil in the making and eat good food.  Any recommendation Read More

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  • Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Sangiovese. Cannaiolo Tuscany Montepulciano 2007


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    Wine review by BrettTheWise

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