Anomaly Montepulciano

Anomaly Montepulciano

2017 Montepulciano
Hunter Valley, NSW

Ripe red berries, rich ripe firm tannins, soft balanced acidity and a long finish

From $36 per bottle

Wine Details

Region
Hunter Valley
Vintage
2017
Type
Red Wine
Variety
Montepulciano
Volume
750mL
Closure
Screw Cap
Vineyard Notes
A mild December led to an extremely hot start to the year, with the following Summer months exceeding the 40-degrees on various days. This extreme heat meant the fruit continued a balanced and long ripening period. These conditions coupled with minimal rainfall created excellent picking conditions, allowing the harvesting of pristine fruit and with no mud under foot. Rainfall in late January allowed for some relief and a short cool change was welcomed to allow the vines to hydrate, followed by another spike in temperature with the long hot days continuing well into February. These hot and dry conditions have resulted in superb quality fruit and equally higher yields.
Colour
Intense violet
Bouquet
Blackberry and savoury cherries, and hint of herbs
Palate
Ripe red berries, rich ripe firm tannins, soft balanced acidity and a long finish
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
1-3 years
Food Matches
Hearty Italian meat dishes

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