Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone 2001

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $48.99
Item No. 86110
  • RP92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • RP93
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2001 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone continues to be an exemplary single-vineyard offering, properly so as it was the first such bottling in the appellation in 1985. A full ruby in color with an important, expansive nose of red and black berry fruit, leather, graphite, and vanilla, it offers powerful and focused flavors, full in their volume, elegant in their shape, and with an impeccable fusion of the fruit and oak."
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
92 Points

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Poliziano is located on the slopes below Montepulciano near the village of Gracciano. On these ridges, at the best altitudes and positions, are the vineyards of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The Poliziano Estate was founded in 1961 when Federico Carletti's father, Dino, purchased 55 acres. Today it consists of over 500 acres.After taking his degree in agriculture, Federico Carletti...

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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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