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Avignonesi Vino Nobile Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

  • Avignonesi Vino Nobile Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

Avignonesi, DOCG Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2013

Quick Overview

Intense aromas of fresh red fruits and forest floor, with a touch of sweet spices. Medium-bodied, round and elegant with silky tannins and a long lasting finish. Chianti’s Sangiovese is known as Prugnello Gentile around the pretty Tuscan town of Montepulciano, home of this top-tier wine (not to be confused with Abruzzo’s Montepulciano d’Abruzzo).

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Further Details

Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano labelVino Nobile di Montepulciano, awarded DOCG status in 1980, is made in the hills surrounding the Tuscan town of Montepulciano. It is surrounded by the large Chianti subzone of Chianti Colli Senesi.
Regulations dictate that the vineyards must sit on the hills (250m-600m) around the town and that the grape to be used (at least 60-80% of the final blend) is Prugnolo Gentile (the local name for Sangiovese Grosso, the strain of Sangiovese used in Tuscan superstar-wine Brunello). The balance is made up of a combination of Canaiolo, Mammolo, Malvasia and some international varieties.

"Pure Sangiovese from a vintage characterized by a cool and dry spring and a hot summer, resulting in a subtle, elegant Vino Nobile. This is the first vintage which has fruit from all of our 8 vineyard locations in Montepulciano."
Ashleigh Seymour, winemaker
  • Double Gold San Francisco International Wine Competition 2015
  • Vino Slow from Slow Wine 2016
  • Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2015
  • tre bicchieri (3 glasses: an 'extraordinary wine') Gambero Rosso
90/100 "Though delicate in profile, there's no mistaking the cherry, strawberry, earth, leather and tobacco flavors of Sangiovese here. This is firm, with light yet mouthcoating tannins on the finish. Drink now through 2021."
BS, Wine Spectator

Additional Information

Vintage 2013
Grape variety 85% Prugnello Gentile, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 5% Mammolo
ABV 13.50%
Technical sheet Download supplier's pdf here

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