Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (375ML half-bottle) 2008

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

Item No. 114561
  • red wine
  • RP91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • RP90

Winemaker's Notes

The Vino Nobile has a bright ruby color, intense fragrances of ripe cherries and plums while to the taste it is dry, well-balanced and persistent.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2008 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano opens with a blast of sweet, perfumed fruit. It reveals gorgeous vibrancy in its dark berries in a cool, inward style that will require a measure of patience. Still, it is impossible not to admire the wine’s length and pure, chiseled finish."
91 Points

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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