Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2019

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Sangiovese | Toscana | Italy | Red Wine | Avignonesi | 2019 | 0,75 L | 13,5 %
About
The Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2019 is a dry red wine, primarily composed of Sangiovese grapes, known locally as Prugnolo Gentile, from the Montepulciano region in Tuscany, Italy. This wine stands as a testament to the rich winemaking tradition of the area, embodying Avignonesi's commitment to organic and biodynamic farming practices to express the true essence of its terroir. The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG designation signifies its quality and adherence to strict production criteria, ensuring a wine of great complexity, structure, and aging potential.
Producer
Winery named after the first owners - the Avignonesi family. Since its foundation, it has experienced an exciting journey. Virginia Saverisa acquired the Avignonesi distillery in 2009. Avignonesi has become a leader in biodynamic viticulture in Italy. Since its acquisition, and thanks to Virginia's respect for the ecosystem, its employees and end consumers, the winery has begun to produce and make organic wines that are truly authentic in their origins.
Tasting notes

Upon tasting, the 2019 vintage reveals a rich bouquet of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and plums, complemented by nuances of violets, leather, and subtle spice. The palate is greeted with a harmonious blend of acidity and tannins, leading to a full-bodied experience that finishes with elegance and length. This wine showcases the distinctive characteristics of its Sangiovese heritage, offering a balance of fruit, earthiness, and minerality that is both inviting and profound.

Pairing

The Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2019 pairs excellently with traditional Tuscan dishes, such as pappardelle with wild boar ragù, where the wine’s robust structure and acidity complement the richness of the game. It is also an ideal match for aged cheeses, where its complex flavor profile enhances the depth and textures of the cheese, creating a memorable and satisfying culinary pairing.

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Winery named after the first owners - the Avignonesi family. Since its foundation, it has experienced an exciting journey. Virginia Saverisa acquired the Avignonesi distillery in 2009. Avignonesi has become a leader in biodynamic viticulture in Italy. Since its acquisition, and thanks to Virginia's respect for the ecosystem, its employees and end consumers, the winery has begun to produce and make organic wines that are truly authentic in their origins.
Sangiovese red wines is appreciated for its vivid acidy, intensive tannins and balanced character. Elegant aromas of black cherries and dark plum are characteristic, and may be complimented by notes of dried herbs and spice. The use of oak barrels has become more popular and this involve bold flavors of vanilla, clove and cinamon.
This area is known as one of the most mountainous places in Italy, and vineyards enjoy sun and a light sea breeze all year round. Local wines can sometimes seem a little countrified in their straightforwardness. Their spicy notes of pepper immediately declare themselves in the glass without much anguish. Besides red wines pink wines are also produced - the main variety of them are made from Montepulciano, but with the addition of Sangiovese.
The hilly terrain and warm climate make Tuscany an ideal region for winemaking. It ranks third by the amount DOC and DOCG category wines after Piemonte and Veneto. Currently the most popular variety is the noble Sangiovese - it is extremely thermophilic and successfully reveals its best traits in warm climates. Wines have a lovely structure, velvety tannins and a fruity aroma, the color is rich ruby red, but the most distinguishable flavor notes are cherries, raspberries and spices.