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Sette Ponti reflects the vision of Dr. Antonio Moretti, who took over the estate from his father in the late 1990's, and immediately began producing estate-bottled wines. The vineyards occupy a total of 150 acres, at an altitude of 200 to 300 meters; the oldest vines (mostly sangiovese) date from 1935. The soil is a classic Tuscan mixture of sand, clay, limestone, and schist-based galestro. The estate - 750 acres in total - is farmed in the traditional Tuscan way, so that the vineyards are...
Full and complex with notes of small ripe red fruits, dark chocolate and balsamic hints. Rich in structure but decidedly dynamic, embellished with nuances of new oak and of endless length.
Located in Chianti, between the cities of Florence and Arezzo, the Sette Ponti estate takes its name from the number of bridges that connect the two banks of the Arno river between the Etruscan city and the Tuscan capital. The first of these is Ponte Buriano (13th century), which is even present in the landscape that forms the backdrop to Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
Fermented at a controlled temperature for about 25 days, then matured in French oak barriques for 18 months. Aged in bottle for 12 months prior to release.
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A fresh yet rich and dense red with cherries, berries, light cream and hints of hazelnuts. Full body, soft and layered tannins and a fruity finish. Reserved and tight. Shows balance...See detailed press review