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90
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Falstaff
91
Points
James Suckling

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2017 - La Braccesca

Red Wine Italy Tuscany (IT) Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
18.90 €
0.75 liter(s) (€25.20 * / 1 liter(s))

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Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2017 - La Braccesca
18.90 €
0.75 liter(s) (€25.20 * / 1 liter(s))

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

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The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG from Tenuta La Braccesca impresses with its intense ruby red colour. Notes of redcurrant and blackberry, violet and vanilla notes and spicy aromas characterize the bouquet. On the palate, the tannins are full, round and sweet, with intense berry flavours and elegant spiciness, dense and structured, very elegant, soft and balanced. The finish is long, with a fine mineral note in the long aftertaste.

Vinification of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG from La Braccesca

For this classic Vino Nobile 90% Sangiovese grosso, in this area also called Prugnolo gentile, and 10% Merlot are vinified. The Sangiovese gives the wines elegance and aromas, the Merlot freshness, pleasant drinkability and aroma. The Sangiovese grape harvest takes place at the beginning of October, the Merlot ripens a little earlier. After the manual harvest, the grapes are macerated for about ten days, then the wine is placed in oak barrels of various sizes where malolactic fermentation takes place, followed by 12 months of ageing. After bottling, the Vino Nobile matures for another year in the bottle before being sold.

Food pairings for La Braccesca Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

A classic of its kind, this red Vino Nobile, which goes very well with typical Tuscan recipes, piquant vegetable dishes and stews of lamb, beef or game as well as medium-ripe and ripe cheeses, or can be enjoyed alone.

Awards for the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG by La Braccesca

  • Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses for 2014
  • Vinous Antonio Galloni: 92 points for 2014
  • Wine Spectator: 91 points for 2013, 90 points for 2014
  • Wine Enthusiast: 90 points for 2012, 91 points for 2013
  • Vinum: 15.5 points for 2012, 16 points for 2013
  • James Suckling: 92 points for 2012
PROFILE
Product type: Wine
Style of Wine: Red Wine
Type of Wine: Still Wine
Wine Color: Red
Sweetness: dry
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany (IT)
Sub region: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
Occasion & Theme: family event , gift for good friends , autumn wine , Fireplace evening , gift for customers , Christmas
Ageing: large wood
Grape Variety: Merlot , Sangiovese
Vintage: 2017
Quality Classification & Rating: DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Awards: Falstaff - 90 points , James Suckling - 91 Points
Harvest Method: Handpicked
Maturation: bottle-aged
Duration of maturation (in Months): 24
Aromas & Palate Notes: berry fruit , stone fruits , floral , spicy , mineral
Mouthfeel/ Texture: silky , melt-in-the-mouth , velvety , dense
Finish: very long
Optimal serving temperature in °C: 15 - 18
Style: Old World , Warm Climate Winegrowing Region , classic , elegant
Food Pairing: dark food , spicy food
Glass Recommendation: Bordeaux Goblet
Bottle Design & Features: Bordeaux Style , classic
Bottle size in L: 0.75
Closure: Cork
storage capacity in years from the vintage year: 7
Alcohol % ABV: 13.5
Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
Distributor: Marchesi Antinori S.p.A. - Piazza degli Antinori 3 - 50123 Firenze - Italien
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