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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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Ugni Blanc

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

  • Flora

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

  • Sangiovese

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

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  • Azienda Agricola Contucci

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

  • Azienda Agricola Salcheto

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

  • Crociani

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

  • Fattoria del Cerro

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

  • Bindella Terra Vite Vita

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

  • Fanetti

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

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  • 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


  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2009

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Avignonesi 2010

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    I had this wine with a braised lamb shank and it paired very nicely. As other reviewers have noted this is a substantial wine with a lot of body and complexity. It worked well with the richness of the meat, I'm not sure I would like to drink it on its own without food. Read More

    Wine review by bropaul


  • Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile 2009

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    Wine review by GoldFork


  • Argiano "Solengo" Toscana 2009

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    Although not a huge fan of Italian wines....This is a great wine. Wonderful deep purple color and a very interesting nose. Not the typical dirty smell or taste of many Tuscan wines. Wonderful with food or as a stand alone wine. Don't miss this one! Read More

    Wine review by Stallion


  • Canneto 2011

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    Wine review by Austinista


  • Thanks for the report, Dias.  There have been Vino Nobile di Montepulciano conversations here on the Snooth Forum (use the "Search" box in the upper right), but your "on the scene" report is appreciated. Read More

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