Wine Poliziano, "Asinone", Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, 2013
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Reviews of purchase Poliziano, "Asinone", Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, 2013
The wine has a very dark purple, almost black.
The taste of wine - very sophisticated and elegant, with well integrated tannins, notes of fruit and oak.
The wine has an exceptional aroma with notes of fruit, hints of spice and oak.
Wine is recommended to use paired with lamb sauce, red currants, with spicy lamb chops, fried steak with anise, basil and butter with braised pork chops with thyme and lemon sauce.
"Asinone", 2010 - a very complex and fine wine, is the flagship winery Poliziano. In the best years to create wines using only grapes Sangiovese. If the year has been less successful, the main grape variety to the manufacturer adds about 10% Colorino and Merlot varieties of new vineyards. Wine "Asinone" began to produce in 1983. Number of products directly depends on the quality of the crop. The average volume of production is 20-40 thousand bottles a year. Vineyards, which is grown Sangiovese, located at an altitude of 350 meters above sea level and covers an area of 14 hectares. Fermentation in Grape passes stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature and lasts 20-25 days. Extract of wine made in French oak barrels for 16-18 months. Storage capacity "Asinone" is 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 pleasant 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.