2016 San Polo Rosso di Montalcino

With it’s textured, juicy sweet red cherry fruit, this Rosso di Montalcino showcases Sangiovese’s classic silky charms.

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South of Siena, the stunning hillside vineyards of Montalcino are dedicated to the Sangiovese grape.

Here, Rosso is the junior wine, released for early drinking ahead of big brother Brunello. No mere second string, this silky San Polo Rosso’s a regular charmer.

Showcasing Sangiovese’s classic energy, it’s textured and juicy with sweet red cherry and woody herbals.

Located at 450m above sea level, the vineyards are planted mixed soils of clay and limestone.

Farming is organic as well the entire production process meeting the standards for CasaClima Wine Certification.

With south to southeastern exposure, grapes are hand harvested. Fermentation takes place in large concrete tanks and ageing in large format oak barrels (2000 and 4000 litre).

90 Points - "Good red color. Fresh, straightforward red cherry, herb, and gentle pepper aromas. Then firmer cherry and berry skin flavors are framed by dusty tannins and complicated by earth tones. The cherry note lingers on the refreshingly energetic finish. Made with organically grown grapes from the south-eastern section of Montalcino, this is a declassified Brunello." - Ian D'Agata (Decanter Magazine)

91 Points - "The 2016 Rosso di Montalcino is a robust and ripe expression with plenty of round and soft fruit. This is a well-made wine that benefits from excellent fruit from a classic vintage. The wine shows rich and saturated cherry and blackberry flavors with firm texture to match. - Monica Larner (The Wine Advocate)

90 Points - "Wild strawberries, red cherries and freshly cut herbs. Medium body, fresh acidity and a tangy finish." - James Suckling (JamesSuckling.com)

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