Il Convento Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG

 18,95

Recommended by the Dutch wine critic and journalist De Grote Hamersma.

A rich bouquet of spicy, ripe plums and tobacco. The taste is dry, powerful and warm tannins. A complex wine with a long finish.

Description

Il Convento is a line of wines from the winery Gattavecchi in Montepulciano.

Montepulciano is a medieval and renaissance hill town in southern Tuscany.

The name ‘’Il Convento’’ refers to the former monastery of the Santa Maria dei Servi church. The monastery was built in the 13th century by the ‘’Padri Serviti’’ who have lived here until the 19th century.

The Gattavecchi family bought the monastery in 1958. In the underground caves the wines rest for more than two years.

Production area
Moderate temperatures throughout the year create favorable microclimatic conditions. In addition, the proximity of the lakes of Montepulciano, Chiusi and Trasimeno, and Mount Amiata has a positive effect on the local climate.

Production area
The production area is in Argiano and Ascianello, comune Montepulciano.

Soil
The soil is a mixture of clay and sand with marine pliocene sediment.

Characteristics
The wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Riserva is deep garnet. The bouquet is intens with aromas of ripe plums, tobacco and spicy.

On the palate the wine is dry, warm with well balanced tannins. It is a complex wine with a long finish.

It is recommended to open the bottle of wine a few hours before drinking. The wine needs to aerate properly.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva is one of Italy’s best wines. It is a noble wine with character!

 

Wine and food pairing: tagliatelle al ragù

Wine and food pairing: ossobuco

Ossobuco di Chianina al Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva recipe. Buon appetito!

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 30 cm
Description

100% Sangiovese grapes "Prugnolo Gentile".

Vinification 16-18 days to ferment with temperature control. The spontaneous malolactic fermentation takes place in December. Further aging in Slavonian wood and barrique for 30 months. This is followed by a maturation of 6 months in a bottle before release.

Wine & Food

Red meat, old cheeses, wild boar and game.

Specifications

Appellation: DOCG
Vintage: 2015
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Content: 750 ml
How to serve: 18-20˚C
Alcohol content: 14%

How to keep

This wine permits a long aging over 20 years. Store in a dark and cool place, keeping the bottle in a horizontal position.

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