Calvano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 1997

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 47137
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Calvano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is deep ruby in color with garnet highlights. The nose is vivid, with assertive wild cherry fruit and nuances of nutmeg and cinnamon spice and hints of violet. The sweet fruit impressions are repeated on the palate along with firm, well-structured tannins and acidity in a well-balanced, slightly rustic style that is very distinctive and lively.

Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Sangiovese

Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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