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Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino DOC, 2017

$25.00
Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino DOC, 2017

Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino DOC, 2017

$25.00
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100% Sangiovese.  Intense ruby red colour. Fruity bouquet with red berry notes. Very well structured, yet soft, long-lasting flavour with smooth, velvety tannins.  Younger, more accessible version of the Brunello, but already with an excellent structure and a great personality, Rosso di Montalcino is a very important wine for Tenuta Il Poggione.  Produced entirely from Sangiovese grapes, sourced in the estate's younger vineyards, Rosso di Montalcino is aged in large casks and barriques before a period of bottle aging.  The wood aging, although not obligatory for the production of Rosso di Montalcino, tones down the tannins typical of a young Sangiovese and gives this red wine a complexity of aroma and structure that make it a great "Young Brunello". 

PAIR WITH PASTA WITH MEAT SAUCE, GRILLED MEATS.