This full-bodied red offers fruit forward notes of cherry jam and hints of spice.
Tenuta Tavignano is located in Cingoli, a small, hilltop city situated in the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi appellation of Italy. Owners Beatrice Lucangeli and Stefano Aymerich bought this 568 acre property in 1992 and over the next three years planted 37 acres with Verdicchio, 24 acres to Montepulciano and 12 acres to Sangiovese. The vines were planted at 2,070 feet on medium textured, loose clay based soils and are farmed in a sustainable manner. Agronomist Dr. Pierluigi Lorenzetti and oenologists Dr. Pierluigi Lorenzetti and Dr. Giulio Piazzini guide the development of the wines.
|(70% Montepulciano/25% Sangiovese/5% Cabernet Sauvignon). The fruit was fermented and macerated on its skins for 12- 14 days and underwent malolactic fermentation in small oak casks.