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Azienda Agricola Montevertine Sangiovese Blend Toscana IGT Pian del Ciampolo 2007

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

The nose is full of earthy, waxy cranberry fruit edged with notes of pine and roast beef. On the palate this is young and bright with surprisingly rich texture and very ripe wild berry fruits. Juicy, fine and long, this is a wonderful example of fresh Sangiovese at it’s best. 88pts

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Azienda Agricola Montevertine:
MONTEVERTINE lies within the heart of the Chianti hills, in the community of Radda at an altitude of 425 m above sea level. Documents show that the site has been dwelled since the 11th century. Traces of the original construction, which undoubtedly was of defensive nature and which later on had been converted to a rural housing, are still preserved. Our wine-making procedure is extremely tra... Read more
MONTEVERTINE lies within the heart of the Chianti hills, in the community of Radda at an altitude of 425 m above sea level. Documents show that the site has been dwelled since the 11th century. Traces of the original construction, which undoubtedly was of defensive nature and which later on had been converted to a rural housing, are still preserved. Our wine-making procedure is extremely traditional and it has been never been varied since the very first vintage. The grapes are harvested by hand and then fermented in glazed cement vats, without temperature control, and the must is topped up twice daily in order to keep the top marc moist and to obtain a slow extraction of the tannins from the skins. After the racking off, the malolactic fermentation is also carried out using cement vats. At the end of the malolactic fermentation, our wines are stored in wooden barrels over a period of approximately two years.The wines will never be filtered and the topping-up method, without any pumps, is used for the bottling. For the ageing of our wines we use oak barrels from Slavonia with a 5.5 to 18 hectolitre capacity and 225 litre Allier casks. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Azienda Agricola Montevertine Sangiovese Blend Toscana IGT Pian del Ciampolo

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065214,013
3.50 5
01/12/2010

The nose is full of earthy, waxy cranberry fruit edged with notes of pine and roast beef. On the palate this is young and bright with surprisingly rich texture and very ripe wild berry fruits. Juicy, fine and long, this is a wonderful example of fresh Sangiovese at it’s best. 88pts


External Reviews for Azienda Agricola Montevertine Sangiovese Blend Toscana IGT Pian del Ciampolo

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
10/20/2009

Montevertine's Pian del Ciampolo bottling is made for earlier drinking. This is a delightfully lithe and light style of Sangiovese, with fresh red cherry fruit aromas, notes of red currants and anise. With its perfectly lively fruit, balanced out by earthy tannins, this is what Sangiovese should always taste like.



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