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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2016

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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2016

90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot given two years in oak, approximately one third in each of large vats, old 500 litre barrels and newer French oak. Dense (unfiltered) and concentrated. Very ripe berried and brambly fruit. Great flesh and ripe... Read More

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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2016

ColourRed

RegionTuscany

GrowerTalosa

Grape VarietySangiovese & Merlot

Vintage2016

ABV14.50%

Bottle75cl

CodeTAK216

Our Rating

Light > Full

Merlot

Origins       

  • Bordeaux region. Known by 18thC
  • Now much more widely planted in Bordeaux than Cabernet Sauvignon

Characteristics   

  • Productive - high yielding …but early budding, so vulnerable to frost (e.g. 1956)
  • In comparison to Cabernet Sauvignon: higher sugars and appealing...
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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2016

90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot given two years in oak, approximately one third in each of large vats, old 500 litre barrels and newer French oak. Dense (unfiltered) and concentrated. Very ripe berried and brambly fruit. Great flesh and ripe tannins. Expansive, big and spicy, but also already wholly approachable. Now-2025

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