Cantina Monti

+39.0173.78.391 San Sebastiano, 39
Monforte d'Alba, 12065
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Located at Monforte d'Alba, in the heart of the Langhe hills, the estate was founded in 1996, when Pier Paolo Monti purchased a few vineyards in the area as well as the adjacent farmstead, and built the winery on the latter's premises. The vineyards of Bussia, San Martino, Val di Sacco, Camie, Chiese, are all within the Monforte commune and cover a total of approximately 10 hectares (25 acres) and 6 varieties: Barbera d'Alba, Nebbiolo destined for Barolo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot which go into Monti's Dossi Rossi Langhe DOC, and two white grapes, Riesling Renano (Rheinriesling) and Chardonnay, which make up the white Langhe DOC, L'Aura. The newly built winery is functional in layout, state-of-the-art in equipment, with separate, temperature-controlled areas for each phase from fermentation to bottling. In the underground cellars, the wines are matured and aged in oak. Attentive vineyard management, modern vinification and meticulous élevage yield a range of characterful, top-quality wines. – Description from Dragac

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  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sangiovese

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

  • Garganega

    History of the grape: Garganega is a white varietal that has been grown in the region for centuries. It is a primary ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • In past posts here on the Forum I have confessed that I regularly drink inexpensive wines.  In fact, I have been doing less of that, lately, but last night I picked one out of the rack that, pretty much, blew me away;  Epicuro 2009 Salice Salentino -- US$4.99 at Trader Joe's.This wine is a blend of Negroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) grapes... Read More

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  • Cantina Monti Merlot Cademario Rovere 2008


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  • Funtanaliras Vermentino di Gallura Monti 2005


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  • Croce Dei Monti Pinot Grigio Pinot Grigio/Gris Trentino-Alto Adige 2007


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  • Monti Barolo 2006


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  • Monti Barolo Bussia 2006


    Baked dough, burnt pizza crust, spicy, oregano herbal bright, nice herbal entry, not fruity but with good herbal, rooty savory flavors up front. Nice feel, easy, juicy, complex, touch of carrots and parsnips, fresh finish, a bit ethereal finish, clean, minty/herbal/carrot tops finish. Read More

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  • Monti Montepulciano Dabruzzo 2005


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    Wine review by larks79

  • Monti Barolo Bussia 2005


    AWE blind tasting - dark, dirty, earthy, charry, spiced, antiseptic, a bit lean in the mouth, nice quality to the tannins up front, good acids, nice feel,, decent earthy flavors, drying, inelegant but with some character, tough and drying, some nice length too, 85-86 Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Monti Barolo 2005


    AWE blind tasting - stone, dirt, reticent but nice, prosciutto fat, anise seed(green), not a lot going on but whats there I like, cool in the mouth, soft tannins, a bit soft acids too, a nice core of clean sour cherry fruit, a bit of dried middle eastern spice, lovely tannins ripe but crisp, would like to see this develop, 88-89 Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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