Il Poggione Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi 2012

Sangiovese | Tuscany,  Italy
This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States for select markets. Rich and complex on the palate with velvety tannins and a persistent finish.

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Il Poggione Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi 2012

Details

  • Style

    Complex, Full Bodied, Rich

  • Varietal

    Sangiovese

  • Flavor

    Blackberry, Blueberry, Cherry

  • Aroma

    Red fruit, dark berries, underwood and sweet spices.

  • Pairings

    Meat, Pasta, Pork

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This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States for select markets. Rich and complex on the palate with velvety tannins and a persistent finish.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14.5%

WINEMAKER

Fabrizio Bindocci

AGING

12 months in French oak barrels and barriques, followed by a minimum of 8 months bottle aging

FERMENTATION

12-15 days submerged cap fermentation at controlled temperatures

2012 Vintage

91 W&S
Rated On: April 2015

Since 1890, the Franceschi family has helped develop standards for the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino region as a founding member of the Brunello Consortium. Today, the winery continues its winemaking philosophy: To create wines of impeccable quality and style, enhanced by the use of organic substances and all natural products. This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States for select markets.

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