Wine Poliziano, "Asinone", Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, 2007
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Reviews of purchase Poliziano, "Asinone", Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, 2007
The wine is dark purple.
The wine has a dense, rounded, well-balanced taste with hints of red berries, floral nuances and a long spicy finish.
Berry aroma of the wine is filled with notes of dried cherries, dark fruit, leather, mint and spices.
The wine is excellent with meat dishes and homemade Italian sausage.
"Asinone" - a top wine of Poliziano, what is happening with the eponymous vineyard and combines innovation, tradition and terroir. After several years of continuous experimentation, winemakers Poliziano determine the best methods to ensure excellent quality harvest in the vineyards "Asinone". Wine "Asinone", production of which began in 1983, has a unique style and character. Grapes Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese clone) used in the manufacture of wine, a product of selection 1960s. Grapes of more compact and much less than the usual bunch of Sangiovese. The average annual production volume - 20000-40000 bottles per year. Withstands wine "Asinone" for 16-18 months in French barriques. Wine storage capacity - 15 years.
Family winery Poliziano named in honor of a talented poet, humanist scholar and brilliant expert on ancient literature Ambrogini Angelo, known as Poliziano. The ancestor of the family winemaking is Dino Carletti, who in 1961 bought 22 acres of land in the municipality of Montepulciano. He planted the first vineyards here, this act came from the depths of his soul and was dictated by emotion rather than economic expediency. This place is bound Dino with his youth, and he wanted to make it a legacy of his family.
Son Dino Carletti - Federico - present owner of Poliziano, as a specialist firms and having experience in the field of agriculture in Northern Italy, in 1980 firmly set to work in his own company, using their knowledge. Winemaking is so captivated him that he was to explore innovative methods of viticulture and winemaking. This desire led to his acquaintance with many well-known specialists in this sector in the region of Chianti Classico, which eventually grew into a closer and more advantageous cooperation. Invaluable assistance in the activities, as recognized by the Federico Carletti, it was Dr. Maurizio Castelli, "a true teacher, the master, who was his first steps in the world of wine" and Dr. Carlo Ferrini - one of his colleagues at the university.
Federico Carletti adheres to the work of several rules - courage, creativity and cutting-edge technology. As a result of this philosophy are obtained very nice wine "Poliziano" in "international" style, but, nevertheless, perfectly reflecting the terroir. Federico Carletti for more than 20 years, runs his company, and all these years he works inspired by watching the creation of wine at every stage - the vine, grapes, wine ... His goal for the future he sees in the creation of the new wine of the harvest with new vineyards and doing everything in order to constantly improve the quality of its wines.