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This bottle of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010 from Corte alla Flora is a blend of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot grapes. It is aged in small barrels for 18 months and 1 year in the bottle. This full-bodied red wine reveals tempting blackberry and raspberry flavors.
Country of origin: Italy.
Name of chateau: Corte alla Flora.
Grape varietal: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot.
Vintage year: 2010.
Age: 18 months in small barrels; 1 year in the bottle.
Colour: ruby red, bright and strong.
Bouquet: intense and fragrant, with clear-cut fruity notes of raspberry, sweet violet and blackberry, followed by vanilla and coffee.
Flavour: soft and velvety at first, the acidity is well balanced and in harmony with the alcohol and the tannins, the latter being present but not aggressive.
A wine of substantial body and structure, it has great character and is highly suitable for ageing.
Serve at: about 64 F.
Goes well with: flavoursome traditional first courses, second courses with game, well matured cheeses and seasoned meats.Accept small order purchase.