Antica Chiusina di Montepulciano

Antica Chiusina di Montepulcianodocg

PRODUCTION AREA ZIONE:  Montepulciano (SI)

VINIFICATION: Grapes are manually harvested in boxes of 20 Kg; the grapes come from specific vineyard called «Antica Chiusina»; fermentation and maceration take place in stainless steel tanks for 15/20 days at controlled temperature (24°-28° C) with daily pumping and délestage; a the end of alcoholic fermentation, maceration period continues bringing the temperature at 29° C; after the racking, wine is immediately transferred into french oak barrels, where malolactic fermentation will be carried out . The racking will proceed for 18 months followed by bottle ageing

TASTING NOTES:

Black and red little fruits at the nose with mineral hints. Elegant and powerful at the palate with a long lasting finish. Ideal with roasted red meats, roast game, stewed beef

Maturing capacity:

15 to 20 years

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Mainly Prugnolo gentile (Sangiovese)

Available also in 1,5 lt bottles

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Awards

2004

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    88 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI ROSSI
  • VERONELLI
    93 pt.
  • LUCA MARONI
    94 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    91 pt.

2005

  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    88 pt.

2006

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.
  • VERONELLI
    93 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    90 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    89 pt.
  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI

2007

  • VERONELLI
    3 STELLE BLU