Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wine Review: Parmoleto Montecucco Sangiovese 2015

Parmoleto Montecucco Sangiovese 2015

Parmoleto was founded in Montecucco, Italy, in 1990. Their Montecucco Sangiovese is 100% Sangiovese from vineyards 200 meters above sea level with southwest exposure and a prevalence of clay in the soil. It spent 12 months in barriques and has an ABV of 14%.

The color of the wine a violet purple and licorice is the main aroma on the nose, followed by cherries, watermelon candy, and tobacco. It's medium bodied with a tightly grained tannin and a tart acidity. The dried clay minerality on the midpalate is almost overwhelming at first but this calms down as the wine opens up. There's flavors of tart cherries, watermelon, and vanilla. Then finishes with watermelon and those tannins acting very astringent with some ethanol heat.

So it's good for the money, although it is tight, but all you need to do about that is let it open up!

QUALITY VS PRICE RATING
Price: $18
Rating: 3.5/5 = Satisfying / Recommended (what does that mean?)

The bottle used was supplied free of charge for the purpose of this unpaid review. To have your wine reviewed follow this link.


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