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Carpineto Nobile di Montepulciano Sant'Ercolano 2012

Carpineto Nobile di Montepulciano Sant'Ercolano 2012

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0,75 l  -  14.00% vol.
Carpineto
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Dark, deep, blackish-ruby hue.
Bold and intense, with black currants, licorice, black pepper and a hint of vanilla.
Full-bodied palate with exceptional black fruit intensity and spice. Big structured with well integrated, supple tannins and a long, persistent finish.
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€ 27.36
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Serve at:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
Pairing:
Name Carpineto Nobile di Montepulciano Sant'Ercolano 2012
Type Red still
Classification
Year 2012
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Tuscany
Grape varieties 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 85% Sangiovese
Origin Montalcino (SI)
Climate Southern exposure on a gently sloping hillside.
Soil composition Sandy clay with limestone from the Pliocene era (6 million years ago).
Cultivation system Bilateral cordon with vertical shoot positioning.
Harvest September 21st.
Vinification Small lot fermentation at 25-30 °C (77-86 °F) using indigenous (wild) yeast in small cement vats. Fifteen day maceration with frequent aerations, pump-overs and punch-downs of the cap for optimum polyphenol extraction. Malolactic fermentation: started during the primary fermentation it was finished a few days after being drawn off the lees.
Ageing In new French and American oak barrels then it was taken out to settle in stainless steel tanks.
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Total acidity 6.20 gr/L
pH 3.25
Production year 2,000 bottles
Sulphites Contains sulphites
Pairing Best served with roasts and grilled meats, especially “fiorentina-style” T-Bone steak.
On offer Price Carpineto Nobile di Montepulciano Sant'Ercolano 2012 € 27.36  ex VAT

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In 1967, Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo set out to revolutionize wine and produce a Chianti Classico so presitigious that it would gain international renown. These two wine fanatics saw an enormous potential that was not being used ...
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