Juicy red and blue fruits rest on a bed of crushed herbs and wildflowers, earth, cedar shavings, baking spices and a kiss of white pepper in this pure, refined ’14 Rosso. Restrained and elegant, but with time in the cellar, it’ll reveal its myriad layers, dusty tannins, and sweet inner perfume. A blend of 90% Sangiovese with the rest composed of Colorino and Canaiolo, the Montevertine Rosso derives mostly from a single six-acre south-southwest facing vineyard planted in 1982. Made in traditional Chianti fashion--fermented in cement vats for about three weeks followed by aging in Slavonian barrels for about two years--Montevertine Rosso is at its essence one of the most pure Chiantis
91 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "The bouquet is generous and nicely concentrated with dark fruit nuances and succulent spice at the back. Delicate floral nuances of wild rose and violets are given ample room for expression. The mouthfeel is velvety...
93 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A firm, elegant and well-defined style, boasting cherry, currant, licorice, leather and spice flavors. Concentrated and long, with a robust, dense finish."
Don't miss this tasty "mini-super-Tuscan" red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese. This wine screams Tuscany with bright cherry and black berry fruit along with earth and dark chocolate notes. There is more "meat on the bones" with this...