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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Casanova di Neri Pietradonice 2005
Casanova di Neri Pietradonice 2005
(search item no. 94984)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $54.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points

Winemaker's Notes:

It has a deep color, and it has been aged in new barriques for 18 months. Using the experience of New Tenuta, the Red Sant'Antimo DOC Pietradonice has been created by planting Cabernet Sauvignon in this "terroir" to see how other than Sangiovese vines perform in the Montalcino area.
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About Casanova di Nieri:

Casanova di Neri was established in 1971 when Giovanni Neri acquired a large estate within Montalcino. Over the years their continuing goal has been the search for land believed to be optimal for growing high quality grapes. There are now 120 acres of vineyards divided amongst four distinct sites. Improved quality in the vineyards has led to more attention in the winery, from vinification to the careful selection of casks for aging but always with the maximum respect for tradition. Today the property is operated and wines made by Giacomo Neri, who states, "Our greatest pride is our vineyards: their high quality and their history."