Antica Chiusina di Montepulciano

Antica Chiusina di Montepulcianodocg

PRODUCTION AREA ZIONE:  From the heart of Montepulciano (SI), exclusively in the vineyards located on the old road which led to Chiusi, so called "Antica Chiusina".

VINIFICATION: Grapes are manually harvested in boxes of 20Kg; the grapes came from specific vineyard called «Antica Chiusina»; fermentation and maceration takes place in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at controlled temperature (24-28 C) with daily pumping and delastage; a the end of alcoholic fermenation, maceration period continued for about 48 hours; after the racking, wines are immediately transferred into french oak barrels, where malolatic fermentation will be carryed out . The racking will proceed for 12 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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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.

2005

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    91 pt.
  • 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.

2007

  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI
  • VERONELLI
    3 STELLE BLU
  • AIS
    5 GRAPPOLI
  • VERONELLI
    93 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.

2009

  • DANIELE CERNILLI
    86 pt.
  • VINOUS MEDIA
    90 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    91 pt.
  • AIS VITAE
    MASSIMO RICONOSCIMENTO
  • VERONELLI
    3 STELLE BLU

2012

  • BIBENDA
    5 Grappoli

2013

  • Berliner Wein Trophy
    Silver Medal
  • Vini Buoni d'Italia
    4 Stelle
  • MUNDUS VINI
    GOLD MEDAL
  • DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARDS
    92 PT
  • VIVINO WINE STYLE AWARDS
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