|Winery:||Tenuta di Montecucco|
|Region:||Italy » Tuscany » Montecucco|
|Varietal:||Sangiovese , Canaiolo|
Tenuta di Montecucco
In the glass, the wine had an intense ruby red color. The bouquet was fruit-forward with heavy aromas of blackberry, bilberry, blueberry and raspberry. Alcohol by volume was label listed at 14%. On the palate, Passonaia was dry with mellow, pleasing t...
Varietals Produced by Tenuta di Montecucco View all
Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...
In the 18th century, Canaiolo actually played a bigger role in Chianti than did Sangiovese. Then, in the 1870s, Betti...
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A few days ago I tasted a wine that aged in cement. I looked for more information on aging wine in cement but I didn't find much. If someone can tell me more about the process of aging wine in cement (and the benefits of doing so) then I would very much appreciate it.The wine was a Montecucco DOC. You can find my tasting notes for it here. http:... Read More
In the glass, the wine had an intense ruby red color. The bouquet was fruit-forward with heavy aromas of blackberry, bilberry, blueberry and raspberry. Alcohol by volume was label listed at 14%.On the palate, Passonaia was dry with mellow, pleasing tannins. I tasted red fruits and spices. Quite well-balanced. The wine was medium-bodied with a pe... Read More
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