Tenuta di Argiano Rosso di Montalcino

Tuscany, Italy   |  Smooth Red   |  Sangiovese   |  2018
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SKU
ARGI-ROSS-2018
Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
ARGI-ROSS-2018-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£21.20
ARGI-ROSS-2018-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
Special Price £114.60 Regular Price £127.20

Argiano’s history dates back to 1580, when the Pecci family of Siena began the construction of a magnificent villa, complete with vast cellars. In 1967, Argiano, which is the south west quarter of the Brunello appellation, was one of the founder members of the Consorzio di Brunello. In 1992 Contessa Noemi Marone Cinzano bought the estate, and engaged the world-famous Giacomo Tachis (the creator of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Solaia) as consultant oenologist. In fact, it was he who launched Argiano’s Super Tuscan, Solengo. Under his guidance, too, the Sangiovese vineyards were extended and the cellars modernised. In 2013, André Esteves, a Brazilian financier bought Argiano. Since then, he has provided funds for a massive updating of the entire estate. In consequence of the switch to organic methods, the bee population has soared throughout the estate, which covers 125 hectares, 70 of which are under vine.

"A lovely example of Rosso di Montalcino, albeit on the young side - either keep it to mature for another year or two or if you can’t wait, a vigorous decant and then give it an hour to open up. Highly perfumed deep red cherries and a touch of leather lead to waves of succulent ripe red fruit, with layers of supple fine-grained tannins making this a perfect combination with pasta, red meat and tomatoes. Rosso di Montalcino is so different from Chianti, yet it’s made from the same grape and in the same region. Italian wine wizardry personified." Nathan Hill, HG Chairman (June 2020)

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  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2018
  Country Italy
  Region Tuscany
  Grape Sangiovese
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Smooth Red
  Winemaking Sustainable farming, Vegetarian wines
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Occasions - Barbecue, Occasions – Apéritif, Pasta - Lasagne alla Bolognese, Pasta - Pasta with Pesto, Pasta - Pizza alla Puttanesca, Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Charcuterie, Red Meat - Pork Belly

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