Valdipiatta Rosso di Montepulciano 2010

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

$18.99
Item No. 122312
  • red wine
  • WS88
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Winemaker's Notes

A fresh, young wine, this Rosso offers ripe aromas of blackberry, raspberry and blueberry, followed by subtle notes of flowers and spices. It is smooth and silky on the palate, with balanced tannins and juicy texture well sustained by a lively acidity.

Critical Acclaim

"A dense, burly version, evoking cherry, earth, tobacco and sage flavors. Backed by a stiff base of tannins, but still comes together in the end."
88 Points

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Valdipiatta was founded in 1973, but it was not until Giulio Caporali purchased the property in 1990 that it began to earn a reputation for producing some of the finest Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Through vision, determination and lots of hard work, Giulio transformed a small Tuscan farmhouse and its vineyard into a modern and successful winery. Not surprisingly, his program of...

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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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