Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Vigneto St. Ercolano 2009
Sub-Region: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot,Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
St. Ercolano is a single vineyard Vino Nobile produced in only the finest vintages from Carpineto’s Montepulciano Estate. Black currant aromas abound, backed by licorice and black pepper and nuances of vanilla. Full in body with exceptional black fruit flavors and spice. A big, structured wine due to extensive oak aging in new French and American barrels for 12 months followed by 4 years in bottle. The supple tannins are well integrated through the lengthy finish.
85% Sangiovese, 7.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7.5% Merlot