This wine celebrates 100 years of family legacy connected to Montevertine's legendary founder Sergio Manetti. The bottle shows a little logo on the front label to commemorate the anniversary. The 2018 Montevertine follows the traditional blending formula of 90% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo and 5% Colorino that goes through a simple winemaking process that starts off in cement and continues into oak casks for 24 months. Keeping in with the well-established house style, the wine delivers enormous quality and clarity of fruit with bright cherry, rose, cassis and fragrant potting soil. These elegant results capture the promise of Sangiovese. ML
The 2018 Montevertine is fabulous. Bright and translucent in the glass, the 2018 is elegant and light on its feet like few, if any, vintages I can remember. Rose petal, mint, lavender and bright red/purplish berry fruit linger. The 2018 is one of the most refined, understated Montevertines ever. Silky, elegant and gracious, the 2018 is an absolute winner.
Coming from the benchmark estate in Radda, the 2018 Montevertine is pure, elegant, and full of floral perfume, with candied red cherry, fresh pine, and roses. The palate is linear and finessed by super-fine tannins, with persistent energy through its stony mineral texture and a delicate saline touch. It captures beautifully the transparent and vibrant nature that can be achieved with Sangiovese. Drink 2026-2040. AF
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