Superb Sangiovese from a leading Vino Nobile di Montepulciano producer, seductive and complex. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano was lauded as a ‘perfect wine’ by the cellarmaster of Pope Paul III in 1549
Family-owned since 1972, Fattoria della Talosa was one of the first wineries in Montepulciano to raise the profile of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano appellation to what is now one of the most highly regarded areas of Tuscany. Talosa is located in one of the best production areas of Montepulciano called "Pietrose". The medium-textured soils are of Pliocene origin; with volcanic soils and and clay sands characterizing this exceptional zone which is capable of producing great wines After fermentation at controlled temperatures for 15 days in stainless steel, the wine rests on the fine lees for malolactic fermentation in a a combination of large and small oak barrels where it then ages for 2 years before release.
Tasting Note: Seductive aromas of dark cherry as well as notes of liquorice and leather. Powerful, balanced and rich with a long, satisfying complex finish
Critics: Jancis Robinson 16.5/20 (2012), Wine Spectator 89 points (2014)