From La Braccesca Antinori (Rosso di Montepulciano), we received this Antinori la Braccesca Rosso di Montepulciano Sabazio , a red wine that is made with merlot and prugnolo gentile. The Antinori la Braccesca Rosso di Montepulciano Sabazio is the ideal red to combine with cheese and ham and sausages. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.
Technical sheet · Antinori la Braccesca Rosso di Montepulciano Sabazio
“Fattoria La Braccesca extends over a total surface area of over 1,250 acres and is composed of two separate blocks: the historic nucleus is located in the town of Montepulciano with some 255 acres planted to vines in the finest sub-zones of the appellation. The other block, with 580 acres of grapes, is situated at the foothills of the town of Cortona. The name of the wine was inspired by Sabatino Lulli, known as Sabazio, a monk of the abbey of Montepulciano, who, for first, in medieval times, offered indications for the production of wine at Montepulciano. The first production of this wine in the zone dates from the 1992 vintage.”
“The Sabazio is an extremely fruity red wine from the Montepulciano region. With the typical berry flavor, the velvety full-bodied taste and soft tannins that four months is an ideal companion in large oak barrels matured red wine, for example, to pasta. Goes with pizza and pasta.”
“A brilliant ruby red, the Sabazio shows intensely floral aromas along with notes of fresh fruit. The palate, after an opening with is soft and ample, offers sensations of berry fruit along a good mineral crispness, much freshness and length, and a savory acidity which completes the flavor sensations.”
“Antinori - La Braccesca Sabazio Rosso Di Montepulciano Italy Tuscany 2012 Red 75Cl; Earlier-drinking than its big brother Vino Nobile di Montepulciano this wine offers bright ruby colour floral aromas and hints of black currant a medium-bodied palate and a long mineral finish.”