Montecucco D.O.C. Arpagone Riserva - Prato al Pozzo - ITALY
Grape: Sangiovese 100%
Yearly production: 2000 bottle
Colour: Deep ruby-red with garnet highlights.
Aroma: Broad and complex with hints of spices, cherry, blackberry, subtle notes of tobacco, and pleasant hints of chocolate.
Taste: Full and rich with deep sweetness, firm, and elegant tannins with long and persistent finish.
Behind the label: Arpagone's name refers to the main character of "the Miser" novel of Molière because when the vineyard was bought, it was arid and miser like him.
Producer: Prato al Pozzo, read the winemaker interview here.