Avignonesi Vino Nobile 2006

Avignonesi, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2006 In April, the nose spoke Old World with a bit of funkiness. In the mouth this Vino Nobile shined, concentrated, tannic and possessing electrifying acidity that accentuated the cherry fruit – very nice.

I was so disappointed on a later occasion when we tasted a bottle that was a little corked, hiding true wine.

Coming back to this wine is July, the nose is singing with incense while on the palate it is still a baby – very nice indeed.

The grapes behind this wine are 85% Prugnolo Gentile, 10% Canaiolo Nero and 5 Mammolo. Bottled by Avignonesi in Cortona 13.5% purchased for $21.99 at Bottle Barn Avignonesi

About Ray

Ray Johnson is the Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He teaches and writes about wine and the business of wine and makes his home in Sonoma County.
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