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Tenuta Valdipiatta Rosso di Montepulciano 2014


SKU 19328



Valdipiatta was founded in 1973, but it was not until Giulio Caporali purchased the property in 1990 that it began to earn a reputation for producing some of the finest Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Through vision, determination and much hard work, Giulio transformed a small Tuscan farmhouse and its vineyard into a modern and successful winery. Not surprisingly, his program of renovation and revitalization began in the vineyards. After a studied, careful analysis of soil conditions, clonal selections, vine densities, and pruning systems, the vineyards were replanted with the aim of producing Prugnolo Gentile (the local name for Sangiovese) grapes of exceptional caliber. These same standards guided Giulio in the following years as he purchased additional vineyards in prime growing areas of Montepulciano. After he finished converting the vineyards, Giulio set about overhauling the cellar with the installation of the most up-to-date equipment and the introduction of small oak barrels from the finest French coopers. He then built an impressive underground cellar by digging deep into the tuffaceous rock of one of the property’s hillsides.

Category Red Wine
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Rosso di Montepulciano
Brand Tenuta Valdipiatta
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Wine SpectatorCherry, bitter almond and eucalyptus flavors mark this firm, sinewy red, which is persistent and finishes with tar and leather notes. Drink now through 2018. 450 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, 2016

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