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Monte Antico Toscana IGT Sangiovese Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon, VT

$124.93 / case(12)

$11.57

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Monte antico which means ancient mountain is neil and maria empson’s wholehearted tribute to tuscany the region they love so deeply. Production method: the grapes and ensuing wine come from different altitudes and different soils. Soil type goes from compact very fine-textured limestone at 1 300-1 500 feet above sea level; to classic clayey/calcareous rocky galestro also at altitudes around 1 300 feet; and clayey/siliceous/calcareous soil at an altitude of 820-990 feet. Fermentation is in stainless steel tanks at c. 25° c (77° f) followed by maceration on the skins for 15-20 days and malolactic for 7 days. The wine is subsequently aged 1 year in oak (80% slavonian barrels 20% barriques). The slavonian barrels are 5-6 years old. Bottle ageing is 1 year. Organoleptic characteristic: deep ruby colour with garnet reflections its elegant bouquet of leather black cherries liquorice and plums preludes a medium to fullbodied palate where ripe red fruit subtle notes

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