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Monte Antico Toscanotext

Monte Antico Toscano 2007

Santa Lucia, Pisa, Tuscany, ItalyMonte Antico is a proprietary label of Italian wine distributors Neil & Maria Empson. A sangiovese with minor amounts of merlot and cabernet sauvignon it has a peppery, tobacco, meaty, black olive, weedy nose. The palate is dry and elegant; a light-bodied style with fresh acidity and more earthy, meaty, tobacco, cherry, prune, rooty, clove flavours. A solid if rustic spaghetti red.Tasted: 03 October 2011Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices:
BC$17.00750mlspecialty listing
AB$15.00750mlprivate wine shops
Producer: Empson and CompanyDistributors: Empson Wines Canada
Grape: SangioveseCSPC: 587113UPC: 726452006307