Antinori Pian delle VigneBrunello di Montalcino 2018Product code: 15199
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Antinori Pian delle Vigne Brunello di Montalcino is an intoxicating red wine from Italy. This sumptuous vino boasts a wholesome character with bold, fruity undertones of plum and blackberry enveloping the palate. Notes of spices mingle delightfully with the floral aromatics, crafting a delightful gustatory journey for the senses. The wine signs off with a firm, yet elegant tannic structure and a persistent finish. It is widely admired for its poise and its ability to comfortably age, providing the wine enthusiast an opportunity to savour its organic evolution. Indeed, a true masterpiece from the Antinori lineage.
The 2015 vintage of Pian delle Vigne shows an intense ruby red color to the eye. The nose is complex, one of impact, characterized by notes of ripe red fruit and of violets accompanied by aromas of dried flowers, cocoa, cherries under spirits and spices such as oregano e marjoram. The palate is elegant, rich, and complex, with supple and succulent tannins. The freshness of certain sensations, first perceived on the nose, are felt once again during the tasting of the wine
About the Winery
Situated amidst the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany, Antinori Pian delle Vigne Winery represents an iconic symbol of Italian wine tradition. The winery is nestled in Montalcino, an area known for producing arguably some of the world’s best wines. From the rolling hillsides, its vineyards overlook the scenically splendid views of the Tuscan region.
Established in the 14th century by the Antinori family, this winery has a rich history rooted in six centuries of fine winemaking. Over the generations, the Antinori family's innovative approach has been instrumental in shaping the winemaking landscape, not just in Italy but globally. With 26 generations of continuous winemaking experience, the family has perfected the art, creating a repertoire of exquisite and distinctively characteristic Italian wines.
The winery itself is a spectacle of traditional Tuscan architecture, creating a serene and captivating atmosphere in complement to the beautiful surrounding landscape. Within the winery, the production process follows a traditional yet modern method. This includes hand harvesting, careful selection, fermentation in concrete vats, and aging in large Slavonian oak casks, The result is a product that truly reflects the high-quality Sangiovese grapes used its production.
Of its extensive portfolio, Antinori Pian delle Vigne is renowned particularly for its Brunello di Montalcino, a wine that embodies the rich culture of Montalcino and the passion of the Antinori family. With a consistently high score in wine critics’ circles this wine creates an extraordinary tasting experience with its ruby red hue and complex aromas of blackberries and dark cherries.
Taking a tour of the Antinori Pian Delle Vigne winery provides an insightful look into the attention to detail that goes into every bottle and the rich history that supports its renowned legacy, This further enhances the tasting experience, providing a profound understanding of its journey from vine to glass. Cake you encounter in this winery is something extraordinary, a meeting of historic heritage and innovative winemaking.