A lovely medium ruby red with an intense and complex bouquet redolent of orange peel, red berries, violets, fern and Indian spices. Its earthy aromas have a touch of cedar. Elegant and polished tannins with firm acidity and a long, enticing finish.

Technical sheet

Grapes

85% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon­.
 

Ageing 30 months in new French barriques
Refinement in the bottle minimum 9 months
Alcohol 14%
Serving temperature 18°C
Tech sheets

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Le Capezzine:  Sangiovese
I Poggetti:  Sangiovese

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"A Sangiovese heart, a unique terroir and the distinct Avignonesi signature are the main ingredients for the finest expression of our Vino Nobile in one of the best vintages of the decade. Noble of soul, noble of substance. This is the last vintage of this style of Grandi Annate produced. In 2015 we will present a different Grandi Annate, pure Sangiovese and the best terroir expression of our Montepulciano vineyards we can craft. The first vintage of the new era of Grandi Annate will be 2011. Look out for it.­"

Virginie Saverys, owner

Accolades

93/100
Beautiful aromas and flavors of macerated raspberry, rose, tobacco and black tea are allied to a supple texture. Though delicate and pure, there’s a solid base of tannins for support, with fine length. Needs time.­
Wine Spectator

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