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Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 1997

Winemaker's Notes:

Delikate, vielschichtige Aromen von Waldbeeren, aber auch von Kastanien und dezente Noten vom Weinausbau offenbaren sich in der Nase. Sie lassen keinerlei Zweifel am hohen Qualitätsniveau entstehen. Im Gaumen zeigen sich die für die Toskana typischen Geschmackselemente: eine tiefe, dunkle Beerenfrucht, Anklänge an Trüffel und Schokolade. Saftige Gerbstoffe leiten zu einem lange anhaltenden, strukturierten und gradlinigen Abgang über. Ein gehaltvoller, mächtiger Vino Nobile aus der Toskana von ausgezeichneter Qualität.

Avignonesi Wineries:
Avignonesi consists of four wine-producing estates: Le Capezzine, I Poggetti, La Selva and La Lombarda. In total they comprise 225 hectares of open ground, 109 ha of vineyards and 3 ha of olive groves. Fattoria "Le Capezzine" (altitude m 300) Only a few kilometres from Montepulciano, close to the village of Valiano, stands the old farm estate Le Capezzine. It is the heart of the co... Read more
Avignonesi consists of four wine-producing estates: Le Capezzine, I Poggetti, La Selva and La Lombarda. In total they comprise 225 hectares of open ground, 109 ha of vineyards and 3 ha of olive groves. Fattoria "Le Capezzine" (altitude m 300) Only a few kilometres from Montepulciano, close to the village of Valiano, stands the old farm estate Le Capezzine. It is the heart of the company and it has been impeccably restored. It contains spacious cellars for vinification, cellars for ageing and storing, the vinsantaia, the frantoio (the olive oil mill), warehouses and offices. The estate comprises 19 hectares, of which 7 hectares of vineyards divided as follows: 6 (Prugnolo Gentile) of albarello vines in the "settonce" pattern; 1 dedicated to density experimentation ranging from 2,000 to 8,500 vines per hectare with six different rootstocks; finally 0,4 hectares are dedicated to growing ancient varieties indigenous to Montepulciano and the surrounding area. Estate "I Poggetti" (altitude m 290) This estate is composed of two farms, all located within the boundary of Montepulciano, on the Argiano hills, where Avignonesi’s Vino Nobile has always been produced. The total land area is 68 hectares, 30 of which are used to cultivate Prugnolo Gentile, Mammolo and Canaiolo. Two hectares are planted with the Correggiolo variety of olives which are used to produce the green and aromatic extravirgin olive oil typical of Montepulciano. Estate "La Selva" (altitude m 300) La Selva is situated at Cignano, on the hills of the Chiuso di Cortona and consists of 4 farms - La Selva, Val di Capraia, Paggino and Pian dell’Oca, four superior locations dedicated to the cultivation of classical vine varieties. It covers a total area of 96 hectares, 51 of which are vineyards and 1 olive groves. Here are grown the Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc. Estate "La Lombarda" (altitude m 300) This is a 42-hectare farm located close to Le Capezzine and within the uncontaminated countryside of the Chiuso della Valdichiana hills. The soil here is particularly well suited to vine growing. At the moment there are 20 hectares of new vineyards at high density, dedicated to Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Nero and Merlot. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,725
4.50 5
12/08/2009

The nose here has layers of caramel and dried fruit tones mixed with intense note of the salty seaside and oyster tones. Thick like honey in the mouth with huge balancing acidity that keep the flavors of panettone, raisins, Christmas cake, and dried orchard fruits bright and lively. A profoundly intense wine. 95pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,725
4.50 5
12/08/2009

This still shows a touch of wood on the nose, which is joined by notes of basil stems, gunpowder, leather and black, jammy fruits. It’s showing impressive complexity right out of the bottle. On the palate there is lively acidity and the tannins have fairly melted away leaving a richly chocolate tinged bed of dark fruits that reveal a bit of wood tannin on the mid-palate. This shows admirable freshness on the palate with nice mineral and spice accents that lead to a richly red-fruited finish. This is drinking very well, and certainly has benefitted from years in the bottle. 91pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,725
5.00 5
12/08/2009

This is thick as motor oil, well-used motor oil. On the nose and palate there is just a cascade of chocolate, dried red fruits, butterscotch, mocha and coffee cream notes penetrate every nook and cranny of one’s tongue and mind. The length of this wine if phenomenal. A truly breath-taking wine and one with few equals. 98pts


External Reviews for Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
04/16/2009

Delikate, vielschichtige Aromen von Waldbeeren, aber auch von Kastanien und dezente Noten vom Weinausbau offenbaren sich in der Nase. Sie lassen keinerlei Zweifel am hohen Qualitätsniveau entstehen. Im Gaumen zeigen sich die für die Toskana typischen Geschmackselemente: eine tiefe, dunkle Beerenfrucht, Anklänge an Trüffel und Schokolade. Saftige Gerbstoffe leiten zu einem lange anhaltenden, strukturierten und gradlinigen Abgang über. Ein gehaltvoller, mächtiger Vino Nobile aus der Toskana von ausgezeichneter Qualität.



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Delikate, vielschichtige Aromen von Waldbeeren, aber auch von Kastanien und dezente Noten vom Weinausbau offenbaren sich in der Nase. Sie lassen keinerlei Zweifel am hohen Qualitätsniveau entstehen. Im Gaumen zeigen sich die für die Toskana typischen Geschmackselemente: eine tiefe, dunkle Beerenfrucht, Anklänge an Trüffel und Schokolade. Saftige Gerbstoffe leiten zu einem lange anhaltenden, strukturierten und gradlinigen Abgang über. Ein gehaltvoller, mächtiger Vino Nobile aus der Toskana von ausgezeichneter Qualität.

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