Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Il Nocio DOCG
100% Sangiovese. Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “Il Nocio” shows fragrant notes of black cherry and red raspberry. Medium-body, well-balanced, velvety tannins, and beautiful minerality.
100% select Sangiovese from the single vineyard, Il Nocio, which was planted in 1972 and named after a very old, giant walnut tree.
“Boscarelli, now in its third generation, seeks to maintain its original spirit by dedicating every day to maximizing the unique character of Sangiovese.”
Wine exported to
Bermuda, USA, Puerto Rico, Australia
Most recent awards
- 2019 | James Suckling96
- 2018 | Vinous92
- 2018 | Gambero RossoTre Bicchieri
- 2018 | Wine Spectator93
- 2016 | Wine Advocate93
- 2016 | Vini Buoni d'ItaliaCorona
- 2016 | Wine Enthusiast95
- 2011 | Wine & Spirits93
- 2010 | International Wine Cellar94
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
Type of yeast:
28-31 °C (82.4-87.8 °F
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Type of oak:
French (Allier) and Slavonian
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Vigna del Nocio
alluvial with limestone, sand and clay, with a prevalence of sand
280/350 meters (984 feet)
6,000 plants per hectare
Age of vines:
25-35 years old
Time of harvest:
First vintage of this wine:
Total yearly production (in bottles):
Intense ruby red with garnet hues; classic nose of blueberries and plums, which evolve into iris and violet; full, lush, elegant and fruity palate with complex, layered notes of ripe fruit and a very long finish.
Best served at 18-20 °C (64.4 - 68 °F).
Ideally pairs with red meat and game, very rich, structured and important dishes.
Alc. cont. 14.5% by vol.; total acidity 5.5.
Maurizio Castelli and Mary Ferrara