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Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano DOC Avignonesi 2018

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Sommelier's Notes

This is the perfect lighter red to choose if you're looking for something Italian that's smooth and a little spicy, but not too heavy

Avignonesi's basic Rosso is a versatile, everyday wine that really sings alongside roast meats, meat pies, and strong cheeses. It's produced from hand-picked grapes grown on 300m high south-facing slopes around the Tuscan town of Montepulciano and is aged for nine months in large oak barrels before bottling, with a further three months' bottle rest prior to release.

Winery: Avignonesi

General Aging: 5 months in oak and a minimum of 3 months in the bottle.

Culinary Recommendation: Wine pairing: dishes of Italian cuisine. To be served at 16 - 18 C

2016 - 91/100 Silver medal (The Drinks Business)

2016 - Silver medal (Global Organic Masters)

2015 – 90/100 Smart Buy (WS) | 2015 - 5 Stars (Guida Toscana La Repubblica)

2013 - 90/100 (WS)

2012 - 90/100 (Vinous)

2011 - 90/100 (WS) | 2011 - 90/100 (Vinous)

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REGION: Toscano (Tuscany)
Appellation: Montepulciano
Region: Toscano (Tuscany)
Estate: Avignonesi
Did you know?: With its abundant, upfront fruit and bright acidity Avignonesi’s Rosso di Montepulciano is a typical example of Sangiovese from Tuscany. The Netflix of reds, that surprises you and calls you back for more for its great drinkability.
Ruby red colour highlighted by purple streaks
The bouquet presents caresses of violet, raspberry and black currant, integrated with aromas of sweet spices, cinnamon and vanilla.
On the palate it is pleasant and fresh, supported by a good acidity. It is accompanied by an enveloping tannic structure and notes of ripe red and black fruit.
15 C
Italian cuisine
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