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Il Monticello – ‘Rupestro’ Liguria di Levante Rosso IGT

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Italy
Liguria
Wine
Red

The Facts

UPCs 2021 (750ml) - 8 79039 00379 1
Origins Italy > Liguria
Varietal Red Blend
Winemaking Pressed and destemmed grapes, fermented on the skins for 150 hours with long resting on the lees. RS - 2.5/3g
Aging Aged in stainless steel
Markets California, Texas, National

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The Character

Overall Unique, Lively & Addictively Drinkable
Aromas Plum, raspberry, mulberry & wisteria
Mouthfeel Charmingly round with soft tannins
Tasting Notes A ruby wine with crimson glares. Fragrant with plum, raspberry, mulberry and wisteria. Charmingly well-rounded in the mouth with a soft tannin and easy drinkability.
Selling Point Among top 2% of all wines in the world. - Vivino
Pairings Red meats, white meats & even fatty fishes

The Story

'Rupestro' grapes are grown on 25 - 45 year old vines in Groppolo, a 100 - 120 meter altitude South facing hill above Sarzana. With silty, sandy clay rich in structure and a steady microclimate, this excellent portion of the hill produces all of the grapes that make up ' Rupestro'.
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About Il Monticello

Brand Story

The Azienda Agricola Il Monticello was founded in 1982 when Pier Luigi Neri, inherited a 19th-century house and a plot of land on the hills towering Sarzana, just in front of the sea. In 1994 the sons, Alessandro and Davide, intense appreciation and commitment to respect & regenerate the truly unique Ligurian microclimate, introduced their father's 12 hectares of vineyards to organic and biodynamic farming.


Brand Story

The Azienda Agricola Il Monticello was founded in 1982 when Pier Luigi Neri, inherited a 19th-century house and a plot of land on the hills towering Sarzana, just in front of the sea. In 1994 the sons, Alessandro and Davide, intense appreciation and commitment to respect & regenerate the truly unique Ligurian microclimate, introduced their father's 12 hectares of vineyards to organic and biodynamic farming.

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