Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2005

Sangiovese from Italy

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Item No. 97644
  • RP88
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

The most classic and the most famous of wines from Fattoria del Cerro. It has a vivid ruby red color and good concentration. Intense fragrant aroma with evident fruity notes among which wild black cherry,violet and vanilla. Full balanced flavor with noticeable but discreet tannic component.

Can be served with appetizing first courses with meat and mushroom sauces,grilled meats and roasted white meats and medium aged cheese.

"The 2005 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is an accessible, straightforward wine with perfumed dark red fruit that blossoms on the palate with an attractive inner juiciness. Made in a somewhat restrained style, it is best enjoyed over the next few years. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2011." 88 Points,
Wine Advocate
June 2008

Critical Acclaim

"The 2005 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is an accessible, straightforward wine with perfumed dark red fruit that blossoms on the palate with an attractive inner juiciness. Made in a somewhat restrained style, it is best enjoyed over the next few years."
88 Points

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Deep ruby in color, nose of cherry, slightly vinegar. Powerful mouth feel but peters out on the finish. More cherries, slightly floral. Not as structured as 2004.
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