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Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
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Tenuta di Poggio Uliveto

“Tenuta di Poggio Uliveto” in Montepulciano, extends over 20 hectares (18 of vineyards) perfectly exposed to southeast looking the valley of Valdichiana. The estate is, since 2000, property of the Borghini Baldovinetti de’ Bacci family and together with the other estates in Arezzo (Fattoria San Fabiano and Tenuta di Campriano), are part of the San Fabiano winery. The vineyards of the estate have been completely replanted following the philosophy of the clone selection and the French “terroir” concept, in order to enable the vines to better express their characteristics and quality potential.

Localizzazione

Poggio Uliveto

Soil:
Clay - vineyards to south and southeast - altitude: 280-300 mt. s.l.m.
 
Grapes:
Prugnolo Gentile (90%), Canaiolo and Mammolo (10%)
 
Vinification:
After an hand-made harvest during the first week of October, the wine is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel vats (28°C), with a long maceration on the skins for 18-20 days.
 
Ageing:
The wine is in part aged in French oak tonneaux and in part in Slavonian oak barrels (20 hl) for 18 months and then refined in bottle for at least six months.
 
Description:
A deep ruby red wine, with an intense aroma of red ripe fruit and some notes of spices and cherry jam. Elegant, velvety and smooth.