Stumbling upon slightly aged wines like this is such a rewarding experience. Hailing from the epic 98 point Tuscan vintage, critics have showerd this 2016 Viticcio Monile
with praise, with Decanter noting, a “plush, juicy nose… a pleasant, well-rounded and intelligently made glass.” James Suckling gushed that you get drawn down into the wine, with it’s medium-to full-bodied with long tannins. This is a fantastic opportunity to go back to an outstanding vintage that has been cellared for you.
If you've been seeking a taste of Tuscany that will transport you to the picturesque vineyards of Greve and the charming hills of Chianti, the 2016 Viticcio Monile Toscana
is for you! Picture yourself in the midst of Tuscany's rolling hills, bathed in the soothing sun, and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Now, imagine all of that, but with a glass of this enchanting Monile in your hand. We call it "The Italian Dream," and the best part is, you don't have to leave your home. Just one sip of the 2016 Viticcio Monile, and you'll feel like you're right there in Tuscany.
Viticcio is a winery steeped in tradition and passion since 1964. With decades of experience, they've mastered the art of nurturing vines, blending ancient winemaking techniques with modern innovation, and creating the perfect harmony for producing exceptional wines. But that's not all. Viticcio's commitment to the environment runs deep, embracing organic and biodynamic practices and since 2013, their entire production has been certified organic.
This Super Tuscan is a true testament to the artistry of Viticcio. Full body, soft and silky tannins, and a flavor profile that's rich, nuanced, and utterly captivating. With elegant, fruity aromas mingling with warm spices. The structured, refined palate leads to a fresh and fruity finish that lingers, leaving you craving more.
What's the secret behind this masterpiece? It's a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot, carefully selected from old estate vineyards. The 2016 vintage hailed as a stellar year in Tuscany, received a remarkable 98-point review from Vinous Media, which described it as "simply extraordinary."
This wine has been aged in barriques for 18 months and large Slavonian oak barrels for an additional 12 months, ensuring a harmonious development of flavors and textures.