Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2019


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Avignonesi Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2018

92 pts – James Suckling

A juicy, fruity red with aromas of sour cherries, plums, hazelnuts and bay leaves. Medium-bodied with sleek tannins. Elegant and fresh expression of the appellation. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.

91 pts – Wine Spectator

A powerful red, with savory eucalyptus, tobacco and tomato leaf aromas and flavors offset by cherry and plum notes. Beefy tannins set the stage for a lingering, grainy finish. Best from 2024.

2018 Vintage

Avignonesi’s Nobile philosophy is deeply rooted in balance and terroir. Made of 100% Sangiovese estate grown grapes, the wine shows an elegant Medium-bodied with dense but soft tannins, this elegant wine displays aromas of ripe cherry, plum and pomegranate with a distinctive violet note, a touch of vanilla and Mediterranean herbs. Warm with a long, persistent finish.

Tasting Notes

In the glass it has intense garnet red reflections. On the nose, aromas of red berries, cherry and pomegranate and the unmistakable violet scent of Sangiovese. In the background a touch of vanilla and Mediterranean herbs. On the palate it is well balanced and ripe cherry and plum return, supported by a dense tannic texture. The body is warm, ethereal and enveloping with a long and persistent finish.


100% Sangiovese.


Sedimentary soils of marine origins, calcareous with variable quantities of clay and sand from the Pleistocene (3 million – 120,000 years ago) at Le Capezzine, Lodola and Matracchio, from the Pliocene (3-5 million years ago) at I Poggetti, Le Badelle, Banditella and El Grasso.


The plants are between 12 and 42 years old. The vines are bush-trained, guyot and cordon-trained at an altitude of 270 – 375 metres a.s.l. / 885 – 1,230 feet a.s.l. and grow at a density of 2,564 – 7,158 plants / hectare (1,025 – 2,863 plants / acre).



Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration on the skins lasted from 20 to 30 days. Aged for 18 months in large Slavonian oak casks and oak barriques.