About Monte Antico
Woodman Wines & Spirits Inc.
Monte antico
$15.95
Vintages No. 69377

 

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After being the fastest ever selling Food & Drink Discovery feature the Affordable Super Tuscan Monte Antico is now a Vintages Essential.

Since 1977 Monte Antico has offered a unique combination of quality, reliability and value.

Made by Franco Bernabei, the Maestor of Italian winemakers.

The blend for Monte Antico is 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot. The best selections are blended and aged 1 year in oak (80% in Slovenian barrels, 20% in barrique) with at least 6 months bottle age. This wine is consistently one of Italy’s better values.

Environmentally friendly light-weight glass.

Screw-cap closure – easy to open with no risk of cork taint. Absolutely perfect bottle after bottle.

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Wine Spectator: Top 100 of 2010 (#61)

90 pointsMonte Antico is consistently one of Tuscany’s top values. Variable weather in 2006 helped the grapes to fully ripen yet retain bright acidity-particularly the Sangiovese, which makes up 85 percent of the blend. Winemaker Franco Bernabei and Milan-based wine exporter Neil Empson source the grapes from a variety of altitudes and soil types and age the wine in 80 percent old Slavonian barrels and 20 percent French barriques, one-fifth new“.

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