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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2018

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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2018

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. There's just a little age apparent in the tone; and that's consistent with mildly... Read More

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Talosa, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Alboreto 2018

ColourRed

RegionTuscany

GrowerTalosa

Grape VarietySangiovese & Merlot

Vintage2018

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

CodeTAK218

Style

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 2018

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.

There's just a little age apparent in the tone; and that's consistent with mildly cooked aromas of red fruit. This is appealingly ready, mellow and meaty. Expansive and concentrated - and perfect for roast pork. Now-2025

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