Ambrogio e Giovanni Folonari Tenute
Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva D.O.C.G.
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The Wine

Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva, produced exclusively in the most important vintages, enhances the characteristics of the Sangiovese grapes of Montepulciano through a long aging in large barrels.
Tasting:The 2013 vintage reveals through the glass a delicate, floral, feminine and extremely refined aromas. The taste is balanced and elegant with a long and velvety tannic finish.
Pairing: Villa di Nozzole suggests to pair it with capocollo and turnip greens scented with garlic
First vintage: 1997
Shelf life: up to 30 years
Curiosity: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “King of all wines!” is a Francesco Redi quote (Bacchus in Tuscany 1685 – Collections of poems)

The Field

Area of production: wine made from grapes grown on vineyards located in the most suitable areas of the municipality of Montepulciano
Altitude: about 350 MASL

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The Grapes

Grape variety: 100% Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese)
Planting pattern: 4,000-5,000 plants per hectare
Production per hectare: on average 7 tons of grapes
Grape yield: about 65%

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In the winery

Vinification: fermentation and maceration on the skins for at least 20 days at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C in stainless steel tanks
Aging: 24 months in 50 hl Slavonian oak barrels (50%) and in 225-liter French barriques (50%)
Refinement: in the bottle for at least 12 months

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Tenuta di Nozzole

The Chianti Classico wines of Tenuta di Nozzole are all made from 100% Sangiovese grapes and differ from each other according to the barrels used in the aging step.