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2016 Sangiovese Montecucco Amantis DOCG
2016 Sangiovese Montecucco Amantis DOCG


 
92 Points James Suckling
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A professionally crafted 100% Sangiovese wine for a fraction of the price of Brunello di Montalcino by Vagagini the great wine maker.

The 2016 Montecucco Sangiovese explodes from the glass with raspberry, black cherry, and notes of ground pepper , it is silky and pleasing.
This is a rich, powerful wine loaded with personality and character. structured and elegant with a long finish.

Vinified in 50hl French casks with maceration on the skins for 3 weeks.
Aging in French oak barrels for 20 months after which the wine is aged in bottle for 10 months. Alcohol: 14%
"It’s interesting to think back to a recent pair of great vintages such as 2007 and 2006 in Tuscany and begin to compare them with 2015 and 2016. In general, we think the wines from 2015 and 2016 that we tasted so far seem more precise and better made than those from the last great duo years." James Suckling


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