Heartland for classic reds from Sangiovese
By Michèle Shah
This Guide was last updated on 28 April 2011
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Address: Via di Martiena 35,
53045 Montepulciano (SI)
Tel: 0578 716878 Fax: 0578 758680
Geo-coordinates: Latitude: 43:5:32N (43.09219) Longitude: 11:48:28E (11.80764)
Maria Caterina Dei’s estate at the foot of Montepulciano extends over 44ha and is divided between the hamlets of Bossona, Martiera, La Ciarlana and La Pioggia. Production is overseen by one of Tuscany’s famed consultant oenologists, Niccolò d’Afflitto. Top labels include Sancta Catharina, the estate’s premium wine, which is a blend of Prugnolo Gentile, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah; and Bossona Riserva, which is a traditional, full-bodied, well-extracted Nobile di Montepulciano showing concentration and fine balance. The specially designed cellar has just been completed and is a real work of architecture. Maria Caterina is also a singer.
Useful information: Open for visits and tastings by appointment only Monday to Friday, 09.00-12.30 and 14.30-17.00. The cost of a tasting is €10 per person. English and Spanish spoken.
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