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Monte Antico Rosso 2010

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Monte Antico Rosso 2010 750ML    
Sku: 26877

Monte Antico is a proprietary label of Neil & Maria Empson. Three and a half decades of passion and experience have gone into the Empsons' tribute to the heartland of Italy. Their unique affinity to this extraordinary region has led them to make their own mark on Tuscan soil: with the Maestro of Italian winemakers, Franco Bernabei, they have styled the Tuscan grape per eccellenza and expressed its ultimate potential, complementing it with minor percentages of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Monte Antico (which, incidentally, means "ancient mountain") comes from choice hillside vineyards on diverse soils compact, very fine-textured limestone, at an altitude of 400-450 meters above sea level; the classic, clayey/calcareous, rocky galestro, also at altitudes around 400 meters; and clayey/siliceous/calcareous soil, at an altitude of 250-300 meters: a cross-section of Tuscany's best.

The finest selections are cherry-picked according to harvest conditions in the individual terroirs and microclimates. This balanced orchestration of geological diversity makes for the wine's consistent excellence.

Tasting notes
Dark ruby in color, its bouquet of leather, earth, herbs, black cherries, licorice and plums is confirmed on the medium to full-bodied palate round, spicy, elegant, attractively fruity.

Technical notes
Alcohol: 12.5%

Food pairing
Extremely versatile with any fare from pasta or risotto, to meat, fowl and cheese.

Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Grape Varietal: Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
 
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