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2013 Col d'Orcia Rosso di Montalcino DOC

$25.00

A certified organic estate in Tuscany, Col d’Orcia is committed to the integrity of their land and wine. The estate name translated means ‘the hill overlooking the Orcia River’, which allows for ideal growing conditions including plenty of sunshine. Their lively Rosso di Montalcino is a testament to their dedication of quality in every bottle. This wine fills the glass with ruby red and purple tints, as it leads with ripe red fruit and complimentary oak spices, followed by delightful tannins and a persistent finish.


ABV % = 14

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Tuscany

Tuscany is one of Italy's most recognized and beloved wine regions, and the red Sangiovese grape rules here. Within Tuscany, great Sangiovese-based wines can be found in a diversity of styles from Chianti, Chianti Classico, Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino di Scansano, Carmignano, and Vino Nobile di Montapulciano. It is also here where the great "Super Tuscans" were started, in the area of Bolgheri. These tend to be comprised of Sangiovese blended with international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Syrah. Tuscany is also home to great white wines such as Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and sweet wines called Vin Santo.