Named for the Renaissance town of Montepulciano, the term nobilehas historical roots in the original practice of reserving this wine exclusively for the aristocratic families of the area. Carpineto’s Vino Nobile is produced from fruit harvested exclusively from their Montepulciano Estate. The ethereal bouquet shows elegant notes of violet and toasted oak nuances. Bold fruit flavors envelope the palate with a velvety, elegant texture and long finish, it is dry and full in style. This Riserva benefits from extensive aging in a combination of Slavonian and French oak barrels for 18-24 months, followed by 12 months in bottle.
The name was adopted from the Renaissance town of Montepulciano, where this wine was originally produced. The name “nobile” was given due to the fact that in the past its production was reserved exclusively for the aristocratic, noble families of the area.
Tasting Notes: An ethereal bouquet of violets, cherries, and wood fi lls the nose. On the palate, it is dry, harmonious, and fruity with a velvety, elegant texture and a long fi nish. Traditionally, this wine is paired with wild boar, but can accompany any game meat. Also great with aged cheeses. This is a cellar-worthy wine.