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Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2006

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
  • V 90
  • WS 90
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Winemaker Notes

Varietals: Prugnolo Gentile, Canaiolo Nero, Mammolino

Vino Nobile is garnet red in color; its bouquet is delicate and intense, with a slight scent of violet; the taste is dry with a hint of tannin. This wine is ideal with roast and grilled meat, game and mature cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

V 90
Vinous / Antonio Galloni

The estate's 2006 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva Grandi Annate has the body and structural components to balance its super-ripe dark fruit. Black cherries, mint, licorice and white flowers are some of the aromas and flavors that take shape in this extroverted, unusual Vino Nobile.

WS 90
Wine Spectator

Ripe strawberry and blackberry aromas follow through to a full body, with plenty of rich, luscious fruit, fine tannins and a clean finish. Mouthwateringly delicious. Drink now. 8,500 cases imported.

Avignonesi

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Avignonesi, Tuscany, Italy
Avignonesi
In 1309 pope Clement V transferred the papal residence from Rome to Avignon, France. In 1377, when pope Gregory XI moved the papal residence back to Rome, some noble families of Avignon left France to follow him. It was at that time, in Italy, that one of those families became known as Avignonesi - probably to simplify an otherwise difficult, foreign name. Soon the Avignonesi family separated into three branches which settled in Rome, Siena... View More